Tess Holliday says fat people are ‘erased’ from history: ‘I refuse to let them write us out of the story’

Tess Holliday is using her social media platform to talk about the erasure of fat bodies from history — while also embracing her very own. The model and body acceptance advocate took to Instagram on Oct. 24 to share photos from her recent visit to AIRE Ancient Baths in London, where she was clad in a black bikini. Holliday captioned the photos, “Fat bodies have always existed, they’ve just tried to erase us from history. We’ve always been sensual, beautiful, strong, & capable. I don’t post photos like this to be like, ‘look how hot I am (but also plz look away)’. I post pics like this because I refuse to let them write us out of the story.”

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