Is Body Positivity Only For Certain Bodies?

Please do not shame me for being naturally slim

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‘You look the exact same. This won't help so many girls who will hate themselves for not looking like you when slouched. Be more humble’.

‘Girl?? This is insensitive and it’s not the purpose of this challenge. You’re supposed to be showing off your rolls’.

‘I don't mean to disrespect you, it's just that thin people don't get to represent the body positivity movement’.

I have now since seen that this model has deleted the post and has issued an apology, stating that she merely wanted to show that she didn't always look like her posed photographs. Because of the hatred she received, she felt obligated to delete an innocent post.

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Cambridge master’s student, literature grad and a semi-amateur writer.

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