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Fat is not a dirty word

23rd November 2023

Unpacking fatphobia As we head into autumn, put your hands up if thoughts of mulled cider and hot chocolate are marred by a disciplinarian voice in the back of your head (which most likely takes on the persona of your Mother, Aunt or Grandmother), which shouts the word “fat” at you before you can put ...

Hot girl summer or fat girl summer: why not both?

14th April 2021

Do we really need to lose the “lockdown weight” before summer comes around? Elena Adams doesn’t think so.  After being in and out of lockdown for almost a year, it’s no wonder that people can’t wait until summer, that light at the end of the tunnel (hopefully) without the restrictions we’ve all become accustomed to. ...