Body Positivity and “the COVID-19”

Thin privilege and our summer weight-loss obsession.

Photo by Billie on Unsplash

For most of my life, my body has been a “problem.” I’ve never been “fat.” Which is to say, I’ve never experienced the kind of degradation and contempt that so many fat people have to endure daily. But for most of my life, I’ve occupied that uncomfortable space between thin and fat: not thin enough for the benefits…