Archive of ‘Body Positive’ category

The Truth About Skinny Shaming

I want to start by making it crystal clear that it is never ok to tease, bully, or ridicule someone’s body, fat or thin- EVER. It’s never ok to body shame someone and it needs to stop now. With that being said, I am tired of people crying about being “skinny shamed” and saying that it’s just as bad as being fat shamed. Skinny shaming is wrong, harmful and hurts people’s feelings but it does not compare to the systemic oppression that fat people face every single day.

skinny shaming vs fat shaming

Open up any magazine and a thin person will see themselves represented on every single page. They’ll see themselves on (more…)

Why The Term “Clean Eating” Is Dangerous AF

Of course I think it’s a great idea to treat your body well and feed it nutritious and healthy food. But after the recent outrage over the Starbucks unicorn drink; to the point where you might think someone literally committed a crime by daring to try it out, I realized just how big of a problem the whole “clean eating” terminology has become.clean eating

Listen, I try to eat foods that are as whole and healthy as possible on any given day because it makes me feel good but (more…)