Felicity Hayward explains why it’s okay for ‘plus-size’ women to call themselves ‘curvy’

Felicity Hayward explains why it’s okay for ‘plus-size’ women to call themselves ‘curvy’
 

We talk a lot these days about language, about what we ‘can’ and ‘can’t’ say.
Sometimes, that’s a good thing.
Teaching white people that it’s not cool to throw the N word around, for instance. But at other times, it can feel unhelpful. Especially when it results in women being told how they may or may not refer to their own bodies.
Last month, Tess Holliday decried the term ‘curvy’ in an interview with Paper magazine, saying: ‘I don’t want to be called ‘curvy sexy-licious,’ that’s ridiculous. It’s insulting! We can’t even be who we are. I get the whole ‘not being into labels,’ but it’s for... read more

 
14 December 2017 in Lifestyle, Views: 36
Source: Metro
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