Polimicks

Leftist commentary from a mouthy bitch

Category Archives: Bullying

#notyourgoodfatty

So, I participated in the #notyourgoodfatty hashtag this week on twitter.  And I’m not sure why, but once again I was surprised and appalled by the number of people who … Continue reading

April 5, 2014 · 2 Comments

I Have This Beautiful Dream…

I think I’ve used this title before, but damn it, it fits. One of these days, I dream, that I’ll turn on the internet, or more specifically Facebook, and won’t … Continue reading

March 16, 2014 · Leave a comment

Labeling Fat Patients “Non-Compliant” is Stupid and Dangerous

I know I’ve blogged here before about the doctor I fired a couple years ago, the one who got upset with me when my perfect bloodwork results interrupted her lecture … Continue reading

January 13, 2014 · 3 Comments

The War on Women and Girls

The Republicans aren’t the only ones out there fighting the “good” fight against the evils of female sexuality.  Just recently Adrian Chen of Gawker outed uber-troll “Violentacrez” on Reddit as … Continue reading

October 22, 2012 · 1 Comment

No One Wants to Be The Slut: Originally posted at CANOW.org

Ok, so there is so much going on right now, and I am so riled about so many things that I’m having a hard time being coherent.  So, what I’m … Continue reading

October 19, 2012 · Leave a comment

Do You REALLY Want to Do Something About Obesity?

Hello, from picturesque Lake Klamath in southern Oregon.  I’m on vacation, and I’m sure you all noticed a dearth of posts in the weeks leading up to this.  Let’s just … Continue reading

September 14, 2012 · 3 Comments

No More Jolly Fats

So, over at Skepchick the least Skeptical* and totally not a Chick member, Sam, posted about the obesity crisis and asked if people thought it was the government’s fault or … Continue reading

May 21, 2012 · 3 Comments

I Love Lindy West!

I don’t usually recommend articles at Jezebel, because the quality of their articles has gotten so uneven.  But I love Lindy West more and more every time I read her.  … Continue reading

May 11, 2012 · Leave a comment

Dear “Pretty” People, We’re on to you.

Yet once again I am inspired to post because of a stupid Facebook argument.  I swear that service exists just to raise my blood pressure, and make sure I waste … Continue reading

April 27, 2012 · 3 Comments

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