No longer will we come into spaces and be hidden in corners. Fat femmes are at the forefront and are not settling for mistreatment. We don't have to.
Going without a bra isn’t just a statement to say no more oppression, it is a personal fight for my liberation. It is me putting my foot down to the patriarchy and saying ‘no more’. It’s a way to say to my body, which has endured constant shaming, that I love, cherish, and respect it if no one else will.
For Girls Who Want To Lose That Last Ten Pounds: On Body Acceptance and Surviving An Eating Disorder
I’ve always been a chubby girl and I’ve hated that fact for a very long time now. If I’m being honest, I’m afraid of this illness. Binge eating ruined my childhood and my self-esteem.
Recently, Allure Magazine conducted a beauty poll covering a variety of topics including women and their weight, self esteem and boobs. "When asked about their personal attractiveness, African-american women were three times as likely as Caucasian women to rate themselves at the hot end of the spectrum."