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.