Is being fat a bad thing? Some people use it as an insult or to show “concern” for people’s health. If you’re one of those people, you need this reality check about what “fat” really means.
Let Riley J. Dennis break it down for you to make sure you don’t contribute to the terrifying dangers of fat-shaming.
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To learn more about this topic, check out:
- Want to Be an Effective Ally in the Fat Acceptance Movement? Fight Your Internalized Fatphobia First
- Fat People Are Not the Problem — Fatphobia Is
Riley J. Dennis is a Contributing Vlogger for Everyday Feminism. She’s a polyamorous, atheist, gender non-binary trans woman with a passion for fiction writing, feminism, and technology. She got her BA from Whittier College in 2015 doing a self-designed major called Writing Worlds, a mixture of creative writing and anthropology, focused on realistic fictional world building. Find her on her YouTube channel, Twitter @RileyJayDennis, or her website RileyJayDennis.com.
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