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To those who are body privileged and feel the need to offer sage wisdom to fat people, please find a seat and sit right down – I’m going to share something important.
Fat people do not need anyone’s body policing, and telling a fat person to lose weight or live healthfully is not helpful. The unsolicited “advice” is passive aggressive and hurtful. The actions and mistreatment is bullying.
I am aware I’m fat. And most fat people are aware of it too. Also, I know it isn’t healthy to be fat, and some of us choose to fix it; others do not. But, I can guarantee that 100 percent of fat people have heard it from their doctors. I’ve also heard it from strangers, coworkers, friends, infomercials, all of it. And – believe it or not – I’ve seen it! I see it every day when I get dressed, or take a shower, or pass by a storefront and catch my reflection.
This week: Philando Castile’s funeral, Minnesotans “dump Trump” at the RNC and supporters fill Lynx game after Lt. Bob Kroll’s offensive comments.
Pedestrian advocates are stepping up to create new city policies that will improve not only transportation infrastructure, but the very thinking that goes into street design. For the first time, pedestrians and their needs will be put above people in vehicles.