About body privileges | The Body Liberation Guide

I’m white. I have hair that falls into gentle waves with little to no styling. I’m very fat, but the way I carry my weight makes me look smaller than I am. My skin is mostly clear. I had braces as a teen, so my teeth are mostly straight. I can fit into the top sizes of brick-and-mortar plus-size clothing stores, sometimes. 

These are my body privileges. They’re not things I need to be either proud or ashamed of. They just exist, and that’s okay. We all have some level of privilege in our lives. People with smaller bodies than mine have more thin privilege than I do, and I have more thin privilege than bodies larger than mine.

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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.