Thin privilege is the ability to talk about thin privilege.

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Thin privilege is the ability to talk about thin privilege.

One time, @thecrankytherapist and I inadvertently ran an experiment. I posted about thin privilege, and Jess reposted it. I had to shut down comments on my original post after attracting hundreds of trolls. Jess, who lives in a thin body, simply didn’t attract that kind of hate.

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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