Why are fat people so mean?

Lindley, a fat white woman in a purple dress and glasses, stands in front of green bushes and looks away from the camera. She looks annoyed, resigned or irritated.

In which I discuss why you might not get the reaction you want or expect when you interact with fat folks in the fat acceptance, body positivity or Health at Every Sizeยฎ movements. (There’s a version with subtitles on Instagram.)

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Hi there! I’m Lindley (she/her, pronounced LIN-lee). 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, which provides body-positive stock photos for commercial use, and the Body Love Shop, a curated central resource for body-friendly artwork and products.

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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.