“You absolutely do NOT have to put up with a partner who makes negative comments about your size, a mother who encourages you to diet, or friends who make you feel bad about your body because they are not comfortable with theirs.”


This is a great (and sassy…and gif-filled) post on how to defend yourself against fat hate. While a lot of people have issues with the fat acceptance movement (here is a post that deals with “myths” about fat acceptance), these are relatable tips that anyone can use to tell others that your weight and your size is YOUR business.

Ultimately, tips like these emphasize the fact that everyone, regardless of any aspect of physical appearance, deserves to be respected. You have the right to stand up against bullies who threaten to weaken your self-respect or perpetuate the idea that fat people deserve disrespect.