The Body Positivity movement welcomes acceptance of bodies that are typically erased or marginalized from conventional beauty standards.
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How white fitness influencers on social media hijack the Body Positivity movement

The Body Positivity (or BOPO) movement is a social movement that was created by Black women to celebrate and center marginalized bodies not typically accepted by conventional beauty standards. It was intended to be an accepting and welcoming space for fat, disabled and marginalized bodies first and foremost, and as a way to provide representation for…