Yeah, Sam’s piece made me think of Tyra Banks’s fat suit. At the time (2005, apparently), it gave me a lot of empathy; I mean, it’s something that I still remember. But it’s a really great point you’re both making (and feels obvious when I think about it) that there are plenty of people to tell actual stories of their experience without someone dressing up.

Empathy for the win! Published in Gen, Human Parts, Heated, Tenderly —Feminism, Sexuality, Veganism, Anti-Racism, Parenting. She/They

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