Monday, August 21, 2017
I just wanted to applaud The Coast for this week's issue with the two beautiful humans on the cover. Thanks for including and even—gasp—celebrating people of all shapes and sizes. While we're all trying to be more tolerant and accepting, overweight people are still routinely discriminated against and ridiculed, with little support from anyone and unfortunately this mistreatment is often ignored or seen as justified (as if discriminating against an entire group of people based solely on what they look like can ever be justified) for reasons of "health" or "not wanting to glorify obesity.” I'm sure you're gonna get some hateful, ignorant bullshit in response but I for one am saying thank you for embracing a group of people that is often denied their rights to being treated with dignity, respect, and basic human decency. —Lover
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