fatdykes

The Fat Dykes Statement

Don’t assume… I don’t like my body
Don’t assume… I think your body is better than mine
Don’t assume… you’re doing me a favour by having a relationship with me
Don’t assume… I’m your earth mother/diesel dyke
Don’t assume… I’m a failed heterosexual
Don’t assume… I’m always happy/jolly
Don’t assume… I’m not sexual
Don’t assume… I’m single
Don’t assume… I’m unfit/unhealthy
Don’t assume… I’m crazy/stupid
Don’t assume… I want to lose weight
Don’t assume… I want to talk about slimming
Don’t assume… I eat more than you do
Don’t assume… I don’t want to dance
Don’t assume… you don’t fancy me
Don’t assume… you’re not frightened of me
Don’t assume… I’m out of control
Don’t assume… you look better than me because you’re thinner
Don’t assume… your body won’t change
Don’t assume… there is a choice/that I would be thin if I could
Don’t assume… I ought to wear black, navy, brown
Don’t assume… you’re not responsible for my fat oppression
Don’t assume… I want a Diet Coke
Don’t assume… I want chemicals instead of calories
Don’t assume… I eat all day long
Don’t assume… that where you go will be accessible to me
Don’t assume… my fat has psychological roots
Don’t assume……..