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Blog posts April 2010

PCOS and Losing Weight

April 27, 2010

EDITED to Add:  Iranian actress appeals against UK Home Office deportation decision: "An openly-gay actress from Iran is campaigning against the Home Office's decision to refuse her asylum, this week, because she will face execution in her homel…

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Who's Cunt is This?!

April 25, 2010

OUR CUNT!  Sorry, I'm just coming down from a three night run of the Vagina Monologues, and that's our cheer.  Our feminist fairy godmother could ask that from anywhere in the theatre and we'll holler back the answer at any given moment.  It was an …

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Indian Woman Burned Alive by Husband-Reason? She was 'too fat'

April 19, 2010

Via Liss as Shakesville:  The Telegraph is reporting a story of domestic abuse that's come to an ultimate end.  That these things happen horrifies me in the truest sense of the word.  My soul shrinks from the violence, it recoils from the senselessn…

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Updates and Shaun the Sheep

April 16, 2010

Happy Friday, Fatosphere (and anyone else who pops in)!  I updated a couple of spots on here, including the About section and Links of Importance.  In About I added in a little bit more of what I'll be writing about here, including the occasional pos…

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Chocolate and candy everywhere!

April 12, 2010

Around my house, we celebrated the coming of Spring back in the middle of March at the equinox.  Gabe and I planted some seeds and we talked about how the trees are getting leaves, the sun is getting stronger, and how Summer is on it's way.  He just …

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Fitness and Fatness

April 8, 2010

From over at Kataphatic today there's a comment I'd like to spend a little bit more time thinking about as I procrastinate some more on my horribly horribly overdue homework assignments.  Commenter Natalie writes: 

I feel that if one loses weight …

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The Oppression of Language

April 1, 2010

Sometimes I wonder that two of the worst things you can call a woman to her face are 'fat' and 'cunt'.  Really?  That's the worst? Being fat and...what, being a vagina?  Seriously?  Helloooo misogyny!  What about words like 'lame', 'gay', and 'bitch'…

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