This is such a thoughtful response. It's true, there are a lot of things wrong about the body-positivity movement; in a way it's turning out to be just as restrictive and categorical as the diet industry/"wellness" industry.

As for hiding your boobs when you were a kid because you *knew* that....well, you just knew. I am with you sister. We could probably put a whole book together of instances where women had to hide their boobs just to get through the day.

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Adeline Dimond

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Federal attorney, writing thought crimes on Medium. To connect: Adeline.Dimond@gmail.com

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