What is valuable and precious about fat bodies beyond being a comfort object

A fat white person with short brown hair, wearing a floral-print black swimsuit top with bare arms and belly, looks up smiling among grapevines with green leaves. A glucose monitor is attached to their arm.



I recently challenged my Body Liberation Guide readers to answer the question, β€œWhat is valuable and precious about fat bodies beyond being a comfort object? How many things can you think of?”

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Reader Bee Gee’s response was wonderful and glorious, and they generously gave me permission to share it.

Read the list at http://bit.ly/guestbeegee!

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Image description: A fat white person with short brown hair, wearing a floral-print black swimsuit top with bare arms and belly, looks up smiling among grapevines with green leaves. A glucose monitor is attached to their arm. End ID.

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Hi there! I'm Lindley. I create artwork that celebrates the unique beauty of bodies that fall outside conventional "beauty" standards at Body Liberation Photography. I'm also the creator of Body Liberation Stock and the Body Love Shop, a curated central resource for body-friendly artwork and products. Find all my work here at bodyliberationphotos.com.