honestly, not to be controversial, but i fucking hate that people refuse to watch yuri on ice because it’s fatphobic.
i’m not denying that it’s fatphobic because it 100% is but uuuh so is every single fucking piece of media you consume. legit every show you watch, film you view, game you play is fatphobic. when the only body shape you see is skinny, you are consuming grade a fatphobia.
When a content creator’s ideal world is one without fat people, that’s fatphobia. When the one token fat character’s plot revolves around their weight, that’s fatphobia. When the one token fat character can’t talk about their weight at all, that’s fatphobia.
I won’t deny that yuri on ice is a bit more explicit in it’s fatphobia, in that it’s a sports anime where characters need to feel physically fit and like… it explicitly goes into the body image/pressure athletes feel and perpetuate but I fucking promise you every other show you watch is no nicer to fat people.
I totally respect it if you can’t watch the show but I’m also asking people, especially non-fat people, to consider why an otherwise revolutionary show is “cancelled” for fatphobia but you’re chill with every other show that fantasizes about fat people not existing at all.
Signed a fat person, who gives non-fat people permission to reblog and consider this post and their own damn role in fatphobia