NOTE: We do not condone any bullying at all towards anybody regardless of size or height. But we also do not condone ill health at the same time as well.
The fat acceptance movement (also known as the size acceptance, fat liberation, fat activism, fativism, fat justice, or fat power movement) is a social movement seeking to change anti-fat bias in social attitudes. Areas of contention include the aesthetic, legal, and medical approaches to people whose bodies are fatter than the social norm. The movement has been criticized, with Cathy Young, writing for the Boston Globe, claiming that "the fat acceptance movement is hazardous to our health", and Barbara Kay, writing for the National Post, stating that "fat-acceptance is not the answer to obesity. However, studies have shown that stress is linked to obesity, and that encouraging fat people to focus on losing their excess weight has been linked to an increase in over-eating, leading to more weight-gain. The modern fat acceptance movement began in the late 1960s.
Besides its political role, the fat acceptance movement also constitutes a subculture that acts as a social group for its members.
Why it is Medically and Scientifically Rotten
- It encourages obesity and ill health.
- Transporting obese people requires more energy, which means a higher consumption of fuel, which means a more negative impact on the environment.
- Instead of self-love, they bash those who are not the same weight as them.
- Some defenders are Social Justice Warriors who idolize them for being "diverse".