I guess it’s the nature of Tumblr, but it would have been nice to have a "From Fatadelic" credit attached to this, seeing as it was extracted from one of my blog posts. http://fatadelic.wordpress.com/2008/05/11/diet-talk-and-fat-acceptance
Cheers.
nynakin:

1. Self Acceptance ≠ Body Acceptance
Self Acceptance relates to the inner whereas Body Acceptance relates to the outer… [read more]
2. Fat Acceptance vs Size Acceptance – Allies with a difference
Philosophically, Size Acceptance and Fat Acceptance are very similar.   SA and FA both advocate an end to size & weight related  discrimination. The point of difference to my mind is that Fat Acceptance explicitly  states that FAT is – and must be – part of that discussion; there can be  no upper weight or size limit to our quest for rights and acceptance… [read more]
3. Dieting and Body Acceptance are mutually exclusive If you are dieting, then you believe your body as it currently stands is  unacceptable. It really doesn’t  matter whether you are trying to lose weight for cosmetic or ‘health  reasons’… [read more]
4.  Therefore Fat Acceptance and Dieting are mutually exclusive If you believe your own body is so unacceptable that you must starve and  shrink it, then by extension, you also must believe that bodies of  people who are as large or larger than you are unacceptable…   [read more]
5. Diet all you like, just don’t talk about it in Fat Acceptance spacesI really don’t care if you diet. But Fat Acceptance  spaces are one place where that cultural pressure is eased (not removed,  eased) for a while.  I do not require your validation for my choice,  nor do I require you to stop dieting…  [read more]

I guess it’s the nature of Tumblr, but it would have been nice to have a "From Fatadelic" credit attached to this, seeing as it was extracted from one of my blog posts. http://fatadelic.wordpress.com/2008/05/11/diet-talk-and-fat-acceptance

Cheers.

nynakin:

1. Self Acceptance ≠ Body Acceptance

Self Acceptance relates to the inner whereas Body Acceptance relates to the outer… [read more]

2. Fat Acceptance vs Size Acceptance – Allies with a difference

Philosophically, Size Acceptance and Fat Acceptance are very similar. SA and FA both advocate an end to size & weight related discrimination. The point of difference to my mind is that Fat Acceptance explicitly states that FAT is – and must be – part of that discussion; there can be no upper weight or size limit to our quest for rights and acceptance… [read more]

3. Dieting and Body Acceptance are mutually exclusive
If you are dieting, then you believe your body as it currently stands is unacceptable. It really doesn’t matter whether you are trying to lose weight for cosmetic or ‘health reasons’… [read more]

4. Therefore Fat Acceptance and Dieting are mutually exclusive
If you believe your own body is so unacceptable that you must starve and shrink it, then by extension, you also must believe that bodies of people who are as large or larger than you are unacceptable… [read more]

5. Diet all you like, just don’t talk about it in Fat Acceptance spaces
I really don’t care if you diet. But Fat Acceptance spaces are one place where that cultural pressure is eased (not removed, eased) for a while. I do not require your validation for my choice, nor do I require you to stop dieting…  [read more]

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