why i can't predict the weather past the storm


One billboard, located at Route 378, half a mile west of the I-787  expressway, shows a man’s obese belly beside the words, “Your abs on  cheese.” The other, at the intersection of Route 9 and Route 20,  features an overweight woman and the words, “Your thighs on cheese.”
—PCRM | Fat-Focused Billboards Warn Albany that Cheese Makes You Chubby

I was poking around PCRM’s website to learn more about them since I was thinking about applying for a job with them—as in, I was halfway through writing the cover letter. I am all about responsible medicine! But there is no way that promoting stigma constitutes “responsible medicine.” PCRM is on Twitter (@PCRM) and I’ve Tweeted at them a few times—I would love it if others would join in. Having worked at a nonprofit advocacy org, I know that someone there will actually read our Tweets. We may even be taken seriously.

One billboard, located at Route 378, half a mile west of the I-787 expressway, shows a man’s obese belly beside the words, “Your abs on cheese.” The other, at the intersection of Route 9 and Route 20, features an overweight woman and the words, “Your thighs on cheese.”

PCRM | Fat-Focused Billboards Warn Albany that Cheese Makes You Chubby

I was poking around PCRM’s website to learn more about them since I was thinking about applying for a job with them—as in, I was halfway through writing the cover letter. I am all about responsible medicine! But there is no way that promoting stigma constitutes “responsible medicine.” PCRM is on Twitter (@PCRM) and I’ve Tweeted at them a few times—I would love it if others would join in. Having worked at a nonprofit advocacy org, I know that someone there will actually read our Tweets. We may even be taken seriously.



  1. jackviolet reblogged this from pastthestorm and added:
    Geeeze, PCRM, my upper thighs look that way if I squeeze them like that, and I’m 110lbs. And vegan. Way to shame women...
  2. jobs-tampa-fl reblogged this from pastthestorm
  3. thestarslightmyway reblogged this from littlesoulsister and added:
    I read the article and I’m so upset. Specifically about this part: "School lunches in Albany include an abundance of...
  4. littlesoulsister reblogged this from pastthestorm and added:
    Well fuck you PCRM because my thighs like cheese. LOL NOT MAD OVER HERE BRO.
  5. maggiemunkee reblogged this from red3blog
  6. red3blog reblogged this from pastthestorm and added:
    Putting up giant billboards to shame people for being aesthetically unpleasing has nothing to do with responsibility or...
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