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When health concerns are just a cover for fat hatred

Disclaimer: As a fellow “certified fat person,” I use the term fat as a descriptor, not as an insult. If you find it insulting, please look within yourself to see why that is. I am sure if I used thin, you wouldn’t have a problem. Earlier this month, Feministe blogger Monica wrote a post about fat and health as …

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Women activists are suffering the most in Iran’s Human Rights crisis

Last week, an Iranian court convicted human rights activist Shiva Nazar Ahari of “moharebeh” (”waging war against God”), plotting to commit crimes and “agitating against the ruling system,” crimes for which she was sentence to six years in prison and a fine equivalent to US$400, reported The Guardian on Sunday. According to the articleand the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ), …

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