The internet readily acknowledges
The presence of transphobic feminists
But no one dares notice, or acknowledge
Fatphobic people on any side, for any reason.
All parties accept and perpetuate fatphobia–
All parties reject and mock body positivity.
I don’t really believe in the body positivity movement, as
I’ve written about countless times before–
I believe in the body negativity movement, I believe
In the war on fat
I believe in the war on obesity
I believe in the increasing ableism infecting
Most everyone through the comfort of their
Home scrolling screens.
I don’t really believe in the existence of
Body positive feminists. I think
That, again, is just something
Someone wrote on a dove wrapper to help sell
More chocolates. I believe
In the competition between
Who loves dark chocolate the most.
I believe in the peacocking
Of who eats the least carbs.
I believe in the social isolation
Of anyone deemed less-than.
I know, first-hand
That being fat makes you a