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The Millennial Vernacular of Fatphobia

The Millennial Vernacular of Fatphobia

I was a teenager at the same time as the author of this piece. I remember most of the outrageous examples she lists. And yet, I realise how privileged I was as a boy not to be negatively affected by any of them. Anne Helen Petersen (whom you might know from a viral essay on millennials as «the burnout generation») on the culture that framed the female body as a «project in need of constant maintenance in order to achieve its ideal, attractive form». Read it now

From Weekly Filet #349, in May 2021.

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