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RANT! Staying Body Positive in a Body Negative World | Margot Meanie
We may earn money or products from the companies mentioned in this post. I am angry. I’m angry at myself for not standing up for something I feel really strongly for. A few weeks back an acquaintance was laughing at a meme or a screen capture or some nonsense a friend sent him. It was a photo of a naked, plus sized girl sitting on a bed, the image was cropped so it was just her torso, her breasts hanging on her soft belly rolls. It was compared to a head shot of Homer Simpson. He showed it to me and instead of expressing my anger, I shrugged and looked away. He thought It was hilarious and shared it around to a couple people after showing me. I cannot even fathom the bravery this girl had to share this very personal photo of herself. I’m quite sure it was submitted to a body positive blog on tumblr. I follow a few of those blogs. These photos are usually an F you to the world, a bit of empowerment to a group of people that are made to feel shame for no other reason then they do not fit the ideal. …