This is Thin Privilege

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Thin privilege is not having a doctor look at you incredulously when, after being treated for a cough, you ask if you can still go running without exacerbating the symptoms. Thin privilege is, instead of getting an answer, being asked, in judging disbelief, “you RUN??”

(This happened while I was studying abroad in Spain. I thought the fatphobia in the States was bad, but Spain took it to a whole other level.)


  1. pandadeii said: welcome to europe.