Lesley Kinzel (via curvesahead)
I will always reblog this because it is so so important.
I just want to nail this to every stable surface I can find. I cannot count the amount of times that I’ve seen fat folks being encouraged, cajoled, and even forced into behaviors that would be recognized as disordered eating/exercising patterns in thin folks.
Pretty much everything that’s done on shows like The Biggest Loser would be called out as pro-ana/pro-orthorexia in a thin person. Exercising past the point that it hurts, to the point where you’re throwing up, even injuring yourself? Berating yourself because you didn’t lose ENOUGH weight this week? Constantly talking about how fat is weakness and thinness will make everything better, about how you can’t stand to be your current weight anymore? Emphasis on weight as a sign of how much control, strength, and worth you have? Viewing food as bad, as a temptation to sin? Constant sharing and talking about tips on how to minimize food intake, how to lose weight?
That sounds exactly like every pro-ana/pro-mia blog I’ve ever seen. It’s also what fat people are told we need to be doing to ourselves until we’re thin.
JUST A WARNING AND SOMETHING TO KEEP IN MIND: since most of the democratic states (e.g. the west coast) close their polls later than a lot of the republican states (e.g. georgia, kentucky) don’t be alarmed if romney seems to have a lead towards the beginning of the night
if we mutually follow each other
you’re welcome to ask for my skype or my number or my facebook or whatever
I don’t even live there but
if YOU are able to vote in your election
and you don’t take advantage of it
I will personally come to the US and punch every single one of you in the head
a really concerned and a bit terrified canadian
God I love Tyler Oakley
Images I love in this gif set
- The one where he’s surprised by the salad
- The nerdy face in profile
- The nerdy face straight on
- The one where he’s laughing with the salad
- The one where he’s smiling with the salad
- The one where he looks like he’s singing into the salad like it’s a microphone
- The one with the fork sticking out of his mouth
Oh…is that all of them? Yeah.
Henry: I heard a garbage truck.
John: You heard a garbage truck?
Hank: I didn’t.
#here is a boy that deserves to be believed in #he’s not going to graduate and he’s dealing with how it feels to feel like a failure #and he doesn’t want to go to prom with all of those people there that always expected that of him #so he’s upset and he’s wallowing #but when he hears about how upset this girl is #instead of letting her wallow with him #he makes her prom queen #he knows how big this is #he knows how special it’ll make her feel #you can see it on his face#my favorite part of this is that not once #not ONCE #did he talk down to her #not once did he make it seem like they were anything but equals #he spoke to her like he speaks to everyone else #i’m not sure if people realize how special that is #to just be spoken to like you’re an equal when so much of the world sees you as less than that #he crowned her queen #and he helped make this girl’s night #and if you ask me doing so made his #this boy has grown up so much #i’m so proud of him #and so lucky to be his fan i swear to god #better than everyone #sorry not sorry