It's Time to Stop Asking How We Can Help Fat People Love Themselves

Two plus size women in a pool. One is wearing a black bikini and hugging the other who is wearing a red one piece swimsuit. AllGo – An App for Plus Size People/Unsplash

Simply telling fat people to love themselves ignores the many personal, medical, and societal obstacles to self-love. This piece argues that it’s difficult, if not impossible, to love your way out of anti-fat oppression, and asks the reader how they are making the world more accepting of body diversity.