The idea that anyone has to prove their health and happiness is inherently violent. Every time I post a picture of my fat body, I always get comments saying, "How can you be happy looking like that? There's no way
Envision a black woman: her "blackness" emanating out of every kink and coil on her afroed head, a true Sista™ through and through. Erykah Badu plays in the background while brazen hoteps gather at her feet. She doesn't have a sew-in.
Jealousy. Body envy. Girl hate. The green-eyed monster. Call it what you will, but one thing's for sure: it's a sure-fire way to make you feel inferior, unhappy and insecure. And, unfortunately in female culture, jealousy and insecurity not only runs rampant
Dear Virgie, Can we discuss microaggressions in the form of looks and other non-verbal indications of fat phobia? I am asking particularly in regards to the VBO, which I tend to rock in leggings. I love leggings, they are comfy and