Dating a fat guy
Basically, that he's arrived to save me from my terrible, sad, fat life.I have experienced sexual assault and trauma in my life.Whether or not fat hatred is malicious, it's still harmful.Check your own issues with fatness before telling me to check mine.
I’d been able to put together the clues of “wanting to sneak glances” at or “make nervous small talk with” someone.
I'm not likely to fit on most of the rides at the amusement park and the thought of eating a meal sitting in a rickety plastic chair puts me on high alert.
If I try to talk to you about fatphobia, about discrimination, about the challenges I face as a fat woman in the world, please don't try to comfort me by telling me people don't mean it, that maybe I'm misreading the situation, the the world isn't out to get me.
There are some places, some days, when I just don't want to interact with certain people or try to make my body fit into the world.
Transit -- from buses and taxis all the way to airplanes -- can lead to downright hostile environments.