Are mirrors gateways to what others see, or are they tools of body acceptance? Or both?
Rethink the mirror or smash it like the patriarchy?
Body justice allows room for bodies to be different, to be respected, and to be honored.
In the words of Megan Thee Stallion, “Body-ody-ody-ody-ody-ody-ody-ody”
I don’t know how we got to the point where we have to reclaim body positivity, an effort designed to reclaim our bodies, but we’re now reclaiming the reclaimed in the name of body justice.
We have bodily autonomy, and I want to fight for reminding everyone of that.
Full of excuses or just human?
It’s time to answer the questions!
What are some things that you might say to someone who is using toxic positivity? What are some things you could say to avoid toxic positivity?
Direct honesty can seem impossible in the moment because moments go by fast. Before you end up in that moment, get to know and practice this three-step process to prepare: Recognize, Contextualize, and Respond.