Kath Read is here to remind you that YOU are not the ones who are broken in this equation of dehumanization — our fatphobic society is.
I knew dying my hair turquoise would draw some attention. Why else would I dye it such a bold colour? I like being different, I like standing out, and I like being unapologetic for who I am. But I didn’t expect it would attract the disgusted looks, unwanted photographs, and sheer hostility that it did.