Tuesday, May 4, 2010

Another great post via Jezebel






Recently, one of my photos was submitted to a hateful and fatphobic (transphobic, ageist, etc etc) Facebook group: "There's a weight limit on leggings & skinny jeans."

I have posted photos of myself on the internet for years, and have copped a huge variety of flack (but WAY more compliments!) So I wasn't really upset that someone had taken a photo I had posted to an outfit website, and submitted it to this nasty group, after all it was just a matter of time – and who knows, more of my photos could be posted in any number of bigotry-filled hideyholes online. I have heard so many jabs at my fatness that insults just sound like caricatures of other insults these days, but for many other people it is really upsetting and distressing.

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Posted by: Daphne Strassmann

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