Body Image vs Gender Image
Being a fat person who doesn’t have extreme body dysmorphia is exhausting.
I often meet people who aren’t fat who are more afraid of looking like me
Than I am.
Being a trans person with severe gender dysphoria
Who gets tips for dealing with it
That are actually just tips for body dysmorphia
Is exhausting and confusing.
Losing weight won’t help me pass,
Having less curves won’t help me pass
But thanks for making me think
All of those things matter and are somehow gendered
I’m starting to think I need to make a website
Dedicated to body dysmorphia
Hoping to educate people into understanding that
Hating your reflection is not a natural response
For cis folk, and perhaps
A lot of these detransitioners
Would be better cared for
If they went to body image counseling
Instead of gender therapy
The amount of fatphobic advice
I see thrown around in the name of
Trans rights is just
Disgusting and downright dangerous.