What a Joke
- 08-09-2010, 08:52 PM
- 08-09-2010, 09:15 PM
NAAFA: the National Association to Advance Fat Acceptance
Founded in 1969, the National Association to Advance Fat Acceptance (NAAFA) is a non-profit human rights organization dedicated to protecting the rights and improving the quality of life for fat people. NAAFA works to eliminate discrimination based on body size and provide fat people with the tools for self-empowerment through advocacy, public education, and support.
Why Should I Support NAAFA?
Fat people are discriminated against in all aspects of daily life, from employment to education to access to public accommodations, and even access to adequate medical care. This discrimination occurs despite evidence that 95 to 98 percent of diets fail over five years and that 65 million Americans are labeled “obese.” Our thin-obsessed society firmly believes that fat people are at fault for their size and it is politically correct to stigmatize and ridicule them. Fat discrimination is one of the last publicly accepted discriminatory practices. Fat people have rights and they need to be upheld!
NAAFA’s message of size acceptance and self-acceptance is often overshadowed by a $49 billion-a-year diet industry that has a vested economic interest in perpetuating discrimination against fat people. Without active financial support from people like you, NAAFA would not exist and could not fulfill its crucial role defending your rights. While it is an uphill battle to achieve our goals, together we are making a difference.
A society in which people of every size are accepted with dignity and equality in all aspects of life.
To eliminate discrimination based on body size and provide fat people with the tools for self-empowerment though public education, advocacy, and support.
NAAFA will be a powerful force for positive social change. Using our collec tive will, talents and resources, we will improve the world — not just for fat people, but for everyone.
- 08-09-2010, 09:32 PM
08-09-2010, 09:33 PM
08-09-2010, 09:45 PM
08-09-2010, 09:57 PM
huh....now I think I am justified to hate fat people...
08-10-2010, 10:58 AM
- 6'4" 295 lbs.
- Join Date
- Jun 2007
- Rep Power
That is all...
-RecoverBro Zombie Specialist and Paracord Wrangler
-Independent due to lies that hurt my family. Loyal to myself and my Bro's.
08-10-2010, 11:00 AM
Similar Forum Threads
- By tattoopierced1 in forum General ChatReplies: 3Last Post: 12-05-2006, 11:27 AM
- By RenegadeRows in forum General ChatReplies: 0Last Post: 08-30-2006, 06:55 AM
- By tattoopierced1 in forum General ChatReplies: 2Last Post: 07-17-2006, 10:39 PM
- By ctgblue in forum General ChatReplies: 134Last Post: 06-27-2006, 11:52 PM
- By Beelzebub in forum General ChatReplies: 6Last Post: 01-31-2006, 03:59 PM