Shameless magazine has a really great series on right now about the myths and stereotypes surrounding fatness. Check it out!
- Myth 1 – Fat is Unhealthy
- Myth 2 – Fat is Mental Illness
- Myth 3 – Fat is Unwanted
- Myth 4 – Fat is Androgynous
- Myth 5 – Fat is Asexual
- Myth 6 – Fat is Incompetent
- Myth 7 – Fat is Jolly
Myth 8, 9, and 10 are still on their way.
If you’re interested in this topic, we played a segment from the Two Whole Cakes Fatcast on Gender and Fat on our show a few months ago. If you’d like our shortened version that we aired, contact us. Otherwise, check out the links!