Gabourey Sidibe’s Twitter Response to Her Fat Shamers Gave Women of Size Another Option

January 14, 2014

And when Gabourey Sidibe was fat shamed by critics this week in response to her appearance at the Golden Globes, it became all the more clear that the punishment for this sin — be it in the form of derision, publicshaming, or an endless stream of weight-loss commercials — is swift andunrelenting. Encouragement is rare, and instead of fostering a cultural revolutionthat values self esteem instead of thinness, women of size are…