hannahinthenewworld asked: Hello I'm Hannah I run we-are-anti-thinspo, thank you for letting me know you're a male eating disorder recovery blog! I've added you to the list of "useful websites" on the page. It's really hard finding blogs/websites that are for men with EDs and updated regularly so thank you! :)
As a male-bodied person I feel it necessary every now and then to say what a fucking joke “Men’s Rights Activists” are. Any “oppression” men experience is also a product of patriarchy through the devaluation of the traditionally feminine and traditional female roles in our society. The first time I heard about it, I honestly thought it was satire. It turns out that...
How rape trials should go?
Lawyer: Did he rape her?
Witness: Yes, but she was drunk and passed out.
Lawyer: That's not what I asked. Did he rape her?
Witness: Yes, but she was wearin-
Lawyer: I didn't ask what she was wearing. Did he rape her?
Witness: Yes, but-
Lawyer: I didn't ask anything else. It's just a simple yes or no answer. Did he rape her?
Laywer: Yes, he raped her.
Rape is rape is rape, no matter the context.
If it would destroy [a 12-year-old boy] to be called a girl, what are we then...– Tony Porter (via whitecolonialism)
cacty: people who think gender roles are natural but body hair isn’t
you know what term i've never heard?
actuallyamazingatheist: unwed father
You can’t deny that thin privilege works on a scale. A size 4 has privilege that...– Why My Fat Is Different From Your Fat: Some Thoughts On Thin Privilege At Different Sizes by Fat, Fashionable, and Feminist (via fat-grrrl-activism)
Here’s a clip from my interview last month with Huffington Post Live about eating disorders in men. You can watch the full segment here.
GSEX: GSEXERS Doing Things! →
vcu-gsex: I wanted to let you know that I’ve been invited to be on a panel discussing eating disorders in men on Huffington Post Live. Thought I’d share since eating disorders are what led me to GSEX in the first place. My understanding is that my friend, author Carrie Arnold, and the founder of UK charity group Men Get Eating Disorders, Too, Sam Thomas, will also be taking part. I’m really...
Many of us are convinced that making women afraid to be fat is a form of social...– Our Bodies, Ourselves (via femmelyfe) Not just women. The corporations behind the diet industry have a vested interest in making everyone insecure about their weight and appearance, women are just more frequently targeted by advertising. In either case it’s a form of social control to make us...
It is said that no one truly knows a nation until one has been inside its jails....– Nelson Mandela (via iamjohnnyrcash)
My bias towards the category of sex stems first from the fact that it stands out...– Excerpt from “The Feminization of Eating Disorders and the Case for Gender Inclusivity”, an essay I wrote last semester -Matt Wetsel
misandrist: i literally do not give a shit whether or not it’s ‘healthy’ to be fat i care about how you treat fat people, the end.