Title (as given to the record by the creator): The Fat Person’s Bill of Rights
Date(s) of creation: FG 6: August 1996
Creator / author / publisher: E.G.M, FaT GiRL
Physical description: One zine page, half with text, half with small ads.
Reference #: FG6-051
Links: [ PDF ]
The Fat Person’s Bill of Rights
ALL PERSONS, REGARDLESS OF SIZE, HAVE A RIGHT TO BE TREATED WITH KINDNESS AND COMPASSION.
ALL PERSONS, BIG AND SMALL, HAVE THE RIGHT TO A COMFORTABLE CHAIR OR SEAT IN ALL PLACES TO WHICH THE GENERAL PUBLIC HAS ACCESS, AND A RIGHT TO ALL OTHER SERVICES AND ACCOMMODATIONS GENERALLY AVAILABLE.
ALL PERSONS HAVE THE RIGHT TO OBTAIN EMPLOYMENT BASED UPON THEIR ABILITY TO DO THE JOB, NOT THEIR WEIGHT.
ALL PERSONS HAVE THE RIGHT TO PROPER MEDICAL SERVICES – FOR A FAT PERSON, SERVICES THAT DO NOT AUTOMATICALLY BLAME ALL HEALTH CONDITIONS ON BEING FAT.
ALL PERSONS HAVE THE RIGHT TO EAT, TO EAT IN PUBLIC, AND TO EAT ANY TYPE OR AMOUNT OF FOOD DESIRED, WITHOUT BEING SUBJECTED TO RIDICULE OR ATTEMPTS TO SHAME AND CHANGE THE PERSON AND HIS OR HER EATING HABITS.
ALL RIGHTS THAT ACCRUE TO U.S. CITIZENS AND MEMBERS OF THE HUMAN FAMILY ALSO ACCRUE TO PERSONS WHO ARE FAT. FAT PEOPLE DO NOT GIVE UP THIS RIGHT NOR ANY OTHER RIGHT BY BEING FAT.
COPYRIGHT© 1995 BY E.G.M.
The following ads occupy the right side of the page:
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FaT GiRL #6 Pages
- FaT GiRL #6 Cover
- FaT GiRL #6 is:
- FaT GiRL Letters
- FaT Watch
- I Don’t Wanna Be (a Barbie)
- Queer Punks Chew The Fat
- Song: FatPhobe
- Fat & Bi
- Charlotte of the Dunes
- Stories: Copper
- FaT GiRL Sports Survey
- Turkey Tail
- She’s Asleep
- San Francisco Pride Weekend 1996
- Recipes from the Kitchen Slut presents: The Picnic
- Zines! ad
- Before Our First Frost
- Poetry: I am the Kind of Lover
- Hadas & Marco
- Freddie Baer collages
- Suzie, the Elm Tree, and Me
- The Fat Person’s Bill of Rights
- Go for a Long Cool Ride with FaT GiRL
- FaT GiRL #6 Back Cover