Something that has taken off in the last couple of years is the body positive movement, especially through social media. There has been a massive effort to better reflect body size diversity in media representation. But once again people with disabilities are excluded from the narrative.
Have you heard of disability activist Isa Jeannie? She began the #DisaBodyPosi — short for “Disability Body Positive”. When you click on this hashtag you will be taken to social media users photos of themselves to empower the disability community.
How do you fight ableist beauty standards and show that all bodies are worthy of being loved and appreciated? Do you like having your picture taken? DO you shy away from the camera because you are not confident with your body since MD has affected it?
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