Happy Friday! This is going to be a long one, but it’s all really good stuff–take your time reading through it.
-Check out the IndieGoGo campaign for WeighTees, a company that will make funny t-shirts in sizes XL through 6X.
–Black man in a dress: getting fresh with Wilbert.
–The fat chick’s shopping guide for summer style: part II.
-Fellow Bostonians, I know it’s last-minute, but I just found out about this body-posi beach day at Revere Beach on Sunday! I’ll be there for at least a little while, and I’m going to try to bring some friends–maybe I’ll see you there?
–Why we should fight back against non-profits that “fight obesity.” Ugh, I am SO SICK of seeing fat people blamed for everything from global warming and hunger. And I’m glad people are speaking up about it.
–I don’t fit in my husband’s shirt. Get over it.
–How to take the weight loss industry down.
–This week in fat stigma: the Boy Scouts of America have forbidden fat kids from attending their 2013 Jamboree. Blehhh.
-Marianne is back at The Rotund–huzzah!–writing about intersectional fat acceptance, building community, and not being part of the mainstream.
–Fat liberation is totally queer. YES!
–Big men can bike: meet cyclist Ernest Gagnon.
–4 women, 4 words: discussing the words that describe our big bodies.
-Jes rounds up the best body-positive books.