I’m glad to hear your female friends don’t face problems. However, based on the response to this post as well as the viral nature of my tweet thread, this does not seem to be the case worldwide.
Additionally, race doesn’t come into play here whatsoever- this is an issue that takes a toll on all women- regardless of shape/size/color/wheels. In fact, I think this comment is proof of that.
(Trigger warning: If abuse, sexual assault, or anorexia makes you uncomfortable, you might want to avoid this one.)
Over the years, I’ve attempted to write this, quite literally, 17 times. I’ve spoken to friends, therapists, lawyers…