I wish that there wasn’t a need for those who aren’t fitting into society’s mold to list their reasons why, but I know it is necessary. Until people understand there will never be acceptance. And when it comes to body image, fat acceptance, and ending the desire to cover bullying criticism with “concern”, understanding is the only way to go.
What the hell is so scary about fat people?
One of the comments on the post pointed to this excellent, and very moving, TED talk:
I’m not saying anything new, I just want to put it out there and share. Originally posted 10/31/13.