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Dear Fat Person, Get the Vaccine and Don't Feel Guilty

Since the beginning of the pandemic, there have been stories all over the media about higher weight people being at higher risk for COVID-related complications. Now vaccine rollout plans are being created and in many places in the U.S., including New York and California, higher weight people are being prioritized along with other high-risk groups for vaccination.

Of course there’s an outcry amongst fatphobes, but setting aside their predictable, bigotry-based whining, this is causing a lot of mixed feelings amongst fat people themselves.

Activists and experts, myself included, have been discussing the problems with the claim that having a fat body causes higher risk for COVID. This, and the incessant yammering of fatphobes, is making some

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