9 Ways To Be An Ally To Plus Size People When They're Fat Shamed

Alysse Dalessandro wrote this article over at Bustle.

As a fat woman who frequently shares photos of herself on the Internet, maybe it was inevitable that my image would be amongst the many taken and altered by the fat shaming Project Harpoon, which is now going predominantly by the name #ThinnerBeauty. The experience was eye-opening because it reminded me that my existence as a fat person is still very threatening to some people. But it also showed me the strength the plus-size community has when it stands up to public attacks. The whole violation got me thinking about the many ways to be an ally to a plus-size person when they are fat shamed.

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