One was Vicki*, now 30, from Cardiff, Wales. When she got up to go to the restroom during her 21st birthday celebration — which, naturally, included cake — she didn’t expect to leave the party in tears. “Some 50-year-old jock who was standing at the bar smacked me on the side of my hip and said, ‘Looks like someone’s had too much cake already,’” she told me. “I went into the bathroom and cried. [It] ruined my entire birthday.”

Public Food-Shaming Is The Insidious Type Of Street Harassment No One Is Talking About

food shaming is so so common, especially for women and people being read as female. as shameful as it is, we need to talk about it, because seeing that it happens to other people can help us feel less ashamed and more empowered about it at as a social injustice.

(via disabilityhistory)