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Why Body Positivity Needs to Center Fat Liberation

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The body positive movement began as a social justice movement, part of the fat activism movement. I started writing about these issues in 2009 and I’m just one in a long line of people (that starts before I was born) who have been fighting not just to have the freedom to love our bodies, but to be liberated from cultural weight stigma.

So, how did body positivity become something that predominantly centers (and profits) thin, white women in their own personal journeys of body love?

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