Androgyny was supposed to be about diverse-gender expressions and, consequently, diverse bodies. But instead it was a whitewashed, fat-erasing, curve-hating body ideal that almost no one could live up to. Women and men weren’t the only ones who needed body positivity; my community of genderqueer and androgynous folks needed a good helping of self-love too.
Sam Dylan Finch, My Trans Masculinity Has Curves, Fat, and Attitude, essay featured in “Things No One Will Tell Fat Girls”
I’m so glad this essay was included in the book!
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