The Fat Grackle

ilovefat:

(via Body Impolitic - Blog Archive - » Painting a Target on Fat Kids - Laurie Toby Edison: Photographer)

Childhood obesity has been getting a lot of media attention recently. Ironically “health” oriented initiatives that target fat children co-exist with the Safe Schools Improvement Act (SSIA), an anti-bullying measure, which does not include any mention of physical attributes (such as fat, thin, tall, or short) among the characteristics of children it would protect from bullying.

ilovefat:

(via Body Impolitic - Blog Archive - » Painting a Target on Fat Kids - Laurie Toby Edison: Photographer)

Childhood obesity has been getting a lot of media attention recently. Ironically “health” oriented initiatives that target fat children co-exist with the Safe Schools Improvement Act (SSIA), an anti-bullying measure, which does not include any mention of physical attributes (such as fat, thin, tall, or short) among the characteristics of children it would protect from bullying.

  1. amandalbrownk reblogged this from ilovefat and added:
    (via Body Impolitic - Blog Archive - » Painting a Target on Fat Kids - Laurie Toby Edison: Photographer) But one should...
  2. probablyhawaiian reblogged this from variouscontent and added:
    Same Ali^ There’s a billboard like these on the highway on the way to our school. it’s sick.
  3. variouscontent reblogged this from thefatgrackle and added:
    I am seeing these ads around town. At first, they just made me feel uncomfortable, like I was watching someone spank...
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    This is deplorable. I cannot believe ads like this are being published and it’s OK?!
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  13. thesizeissue reblogged this from ilovefat and added:
    TRIGGERY ilovefat: Wow, I have so many completely incoherent ragey feelings about this. Did they tell these kids this is...
  14. drst reblogged this from ilovefat and added:
    Good read.
  15. msdisneyqueen reblogged this from ilovefat and added:
    How about we STOP blaming middle class families and children, and START blaming conglomerate, enormous food corporations...
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