An Amygdala
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An Amygdala

Should I Be Less Happy About Losing Weight?

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My exposure to the fat acceptance and body positivity movements only began a few years ago. Since then, my understanding of both has grown. I see the need for messages that fight against mainstream expectations of women’s bodies.

Fat people have intrinsic human value. They are not props. They do not exist to play the supporting actor in someone else’s story. Demeaning people based on…

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