“When I started to use the word fat as a self-descriptor, people would actually gasp.”

A black-and-white abstract photo of a fat person's thighs. One is in the light, while the other is in deep shadow.

“When I started to use the word fat as a self-descriptor, people would actually gasp as if I had cursed or said something self-hating. If I said, ‘Iโ€™m too fat to do that,’ people would interject and say things like, ‘No you’re not fat, you’re beautiful,’ and I’d be so confused.

Being fat does not mean ugly, or incapable, or undesirable. It is an adjective.” ยป Diamond Wynn

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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.