That being said, the Rudd Center still encourages weight loss as a cure (even after countless studies have
proven that diet-and-exercise methods of losing weight rarely work over the
long term). For many fat people it's the
pressure to lose
weight that causes the biggest problem.
Instead of curing us, insuring us, making sure we have the same legal
rights as the “bodily correct”, we are told to lose weight as if this would
make everything better forever. If the Rudd Center
To prove my point, I bring you to an event from a year ago sponsored by the people who would like to beat us with celery: Kaiser. The Best Me is a show that teaching kids not to be fat. The biggest problem with the event’s showcasing technique is that it’s described as being for “obese” children. Just what every chunky ten-year old needs to hear: “Honey! This is great! It’s for fat kids like you! ” But if you read the event description without the mention of obesity, it comes across as being designed to encourage children of ALL sizes to eat healthy food and move around more. Removing the word “obesity” removes the stigma yet encourages eating right and exercise. Easy, peasy.