Skepchick, Teen Skepchick, and Fat Positivity

Here’s another great fat-positive post on Skepchick, cross-posted from Teen Skepchick. Since Skepchick is not a fat acceptance blog as such, I’m always pleased when they venture into that realm, and to me they have the right attitude about it, unlike some in the skeptical community. This post captures the moment when the writer looked at a photo “of myself trying to look as defiantly fat and righteously angry and confident as I could, and for the first time in my life I felt legitimate pride in my body.” It’s a big step on the road to self acceptance. Read more here: http://skepchick.org/2014/02/cross-post-modesty-fat-shaming-and-me-in-a-bikini/

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