Archive for August, 2013

Before you read the rest of this blog post, answer this question on a piece of paper: Why do you think people communicate stereotypes? Now, let’s explore some possible answers to this question. 1. People communicate stereotypes because they think stereotypes are accurate. People think it is true People think it matters But if this […]

Friday, August 9th, 2013 at 10:00 | 0 comments
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Too often people think being fat is a simple problem to fix. “Just lose the weight!” “Just stop eating so much!” “Just exercise!” These messages are the simple solutions people often exasperatedly offer to the ‘problem’ of being fat. These ‘solutions’ are only options if you accept the stereotypes about fat people as accurate such […]

Thursday, August 1st, 2013 at 10:00 | 0 comments
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