Is “Body Positivity” a Scam?

The roots of the contemporary body positivity movement can be traced back the founding of the National Association for the Advancement of Fat Acceptance in 1969. In its current form, “body positivity”means “accepting the body you have as well as the changes in shape, size, and ability it may undergo due to nature, age, or your own personal choices throughout your lifetime,” says Mallorie Dunn, founder of the body positive fashion line SmartGlamour.*

That seems all well and good. Our bodies do change as we age, though I am slightly uncomfortable with Ms. Dunn’s lumping in…