As an excess fat and femme queer, my personal Grindr experience are becoming similar fatphobic and femmephobic regimen:

As an excess fat and femme queer, my personal Grindr experience are becoming similar fatphobic and femmephobic regimen:

Random Grindr chap One: a€?Hi bro, whata€™s upwards?a€? myself: a€?Not a great deal, i will getting taking care of my personal thesis but I am planning to binge see Netflix.a€? Random Grindr Guy One: a€?Cool. Could you be masculine performing? #masc4masca€? Me: a€?Only on Fridaysa€? Random Grindr Guy One: a€?Huh?a€? Myself: a€?Never brain.a€? Random Grindr man One: a€?Soa€¦ i believe you r cutea€¦ are you experiencing anymore pictures? Like a human anatomy pic?a€? Me: *reluctantly directs looks pic* Random Grindr man One: a€?Oh, srry Ia€™m not into huge guysa€? Me: a€?Thata€™s fine, Ia€™m not really into body-shaming and femmephobic assholes anyway! a€?

Visibility just after profile on Grindr scars my fatness and femininity as Some other. We have started to learn that fatness, femininity, and queerness on Grindr are described as mutually special ideas. Surprisingly, on Grindr, I am not even considering the option to describe my body as fat. Whenever prompted to choose a a€?body kind,a€?Continue reading