size acceptance

size acceptance

A personal and/or social philosophy in which a person’s increased girth/berth is not criticised, but rather accepted as a norm.

size acceptance

adjective Relating to a philosophy in which a person's ↑ girth/berth is accepted. See Obesity, Politically correct.
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Gailey enquired the participants about their body image, involvement in the size acceptance movement, and their dating and sexual histories.
As obesity rates have risen, so too has the so-called size acceptance movement, typified by groups like the National Association to Advance Fat Acceptance and the International Size Acceptance Association.
The UK spokeswoman for the 'International Size Acceptance Association' says fat discrimination is worse in the UK than the USA - which I find hard to believe.
A dream world for some, maybe, but members of various size acceptance and fat politics groups are working toward a day when size is not an issue and fat even becomes embraced.
Size acceptance and intuitive eating improve health for obese, female chronic dieters.
Yet some doctors are worried that the push for size acceptance has eclipsed very real dangers that are facing overweight lesbians.
I happened upon this online periodical with its rather nondescriptive name some time ago, while writing a website review on size acceptance (see Feminist Collections v.
BBT's stands for "Big Beautiful Teenz" and, from the International Size Acceptance Association, comes slogans such as, Born To Be Wide and, most importantly, what everyone needs in their life: "A Roly-Poly Role Model.
I salute any organization that promotes size acceptance," says Frances White, who sits on the board of the California-based National Association to Advance Fat Acceptance.
There are people who are very prominent in the size acceptance groups who don't communicate with me any more.
This extract from Ms Adeneyz's entry form for this year's Miss Big & Beautiful pageant, scheduled for 29 September at GoldSmiths College in east London, sums up the organisers' mission statement -- "To promote fuller figures in a special way and encourage size acceptance by society".