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Make Your Seats Big Enough to Fit Actual People: An Open Letter to Airlines Everywhere

Erin McKelle | Posted 05.04.2016 | Travel
Erin McKelle

This is my call for airlines to make their seats larger, so fat people can travel without experiencing shame, humiliation, or discomfort. Everyone deserves to fly without enduring these hardships and it's time that we start talking about it.

Coming Out Isn't Just for Gay People

George Weinberg | Posted 04.10.2014 | Healthy Living
George Weinberg

A man who came to me for help with his sex life complained that even Viagra didn't help. He was in his mid-40s, an executive at an ad agency, divorced...

Murdoch Tweets Fat People

Jeff Danziger | Posted 03.23.2013 | Media
Jeff Danziger


Do Heavy People Pay More For Gas?

The Huffington Post | Caroline Fairchild | Posted 10.09.2012 | Money

With gas prices reaching record highs in certain parts of the country, Americans are looking for someone to blame for their pain at the pump. But driv...

Most Overweight Nations: OECD Report (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

It's enough to make you re-think ordering that dessert next time: a new report has found that over two-thirds of the U.S. population is currently ove...

Forget a "Fat Tax." Tax the Fat.

John Ridley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
John Ridley

With all the talk -- and screaming and gun-toting -- that's going on around the health care reform debate, maybe the answer is orbiting our ever-expanding guts.

The Skinny on our Growing Girth

Ingrid Newkirk | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Ingrid Newkirk

People want unhealthy foods almost as much as they want health care. America is getting fatter, largely because we don't realize that killing animals and squeezing the cheese out of them, perhaps especially the cheese, is slowly killing us too.

Are Fat People Doormats?

Janice Taylor | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Janice Taylor

Does the word "namby-pamby" fit you? Fat, thin or regular sized, be brave and take this true/false quiz!