The Renegade Rip

Op-ed: Why fat is not a bad word

Haley Duval, Senior Photo Editor

October 21, 2019

Fat. The scary f-word to society's beauty standards. Much too often, people associate the word fat with ugliness, being unlovable, worthlessness, and a feeling of disgust. On social media, I constantly hear phrases like, “Ugh, I feel so fat today,” “I can't believe I ate like a fatty today,” or “Do I look fat?” and almost every time these phrases are said by non...

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