Posted by Lashings of Ginger Beer
Welcome to the weekly Lashings links round up! Feel free to add your own links in the comments, with a brief description and trigger warnings if appropriate.
Brian Stuart at Red No. 3 has set up a twitter hashtag called #thingsfatpeoplearetold. In this blog post he pulls together a sample of the tweets from the first 24 hours. These are very likely to be triggering for fat hatred, but they're also enlightening as to just how common, and horrific, some of the things people feel entitled to say to fat people are.
Genderplayful is a plan for a new online clothing marketplace that celebrates diversity in gender presentation and body types.
The Invisible Elephant Metaphor is a brilliant explanation of how asexuals feel when it comes to sexual attraction.