Friday Links, 2/1/2013

More pictures from Watkins Glen

Happy February! I’m thinking about doing Fatshion February, even though it’s mainly a Tumblr thing and I don’t have Tumblr. We’ll see.

In other news, check out my guest post at Anytime Yoga! I’m also going to be writing at Glorify once the site launches.

Fat Activism
- Another excellent Fatsronauts 101 from Melissa at Shakesville.
-I feel cold just reading this, but it’s a great story: How joining the Coney Island Polar Bear Club taught me to love my body.
-IDEA’s massive yoga no-no.
-Today in fat hatred: a shame-tastic article about “mixed-weight” relationships.
-A great thin privilege checklist.
-I love this fat art.
-At the intersection of survivor and fat.
-Letting go of the thin fantasy.
-“What’s your excuse?” Another meme that I hate.
-Stop congratulating me.
-Myths of weight loss.

-On crossing the line between straight and plus sizes.
-Marianne is looking forward to 40 thanks to these fashion bloggers. Make sure to read the comments for more recommendations!
-This fabric featuring fabulous fatties is adorable.
-This wedding fair photoshoot is pure eye candy.
-More eye candy, with flowers and petticoats galore.

-Why the argument that plus size clothes cost more because they use more fabric is bullshit.
-When did men stop wearing high heels?
-If you’re in Northampton, UK, check out this plus size clothing swap.
-If you want Torrid to make a men’s line, sign this petition.
-On the double standard of considering a hairstyle cool on white people, but “ghetto” on people of color.

Walking under a waterfall!

Everything Else
-America’s real criminal element: lead.
-Why Teach for America is not welcome in my classroom.
-I use a mokbal because my leg is sick: developing a disabled identity in South Korea.
-Another story involving South Korea: Our loving each other would not be now the obstacle that it was then.
-The rise of the permanent temp economy.
-Blogging, money, and feminism: weighing the costs.
-Can we build a global climate diplomacy?
-The truth about Whole Foods.
-Can men and women be friends? An essay and a website launch.
-A dream deferred: how access to STEM is denied to many students before they get in the door.
-How can you measure income inequality? Count the trees.

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