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Aarti Olivia

Psychotherapist, blogger

Aarti Olivia Dubey is a first generation Singaporean Indian who blogs about plus size fashion, body positivity and intersectional feminism. She is a trained psychotherapist and writes for several publications touching upon South Asian voices and body positivity.
CLEO magazine, Singapore

Did We Violate Instagram Guidelines By Being 'Too Fat' To Wear A Swimsuit?

When I checked into Instagram, a screen popped up informing me that a post of mine was removed due to violation of community guidelines. I was really confused -- what could I have possibly posted that violated the guidelines? When I took a gander at my images, my heart sank. This was not some pornographic image, it was not filled with gore or violence, it did not do anything other than show three smiling fat chicks in swimwear that can hardly be termed as "lewd".
14/06/2016 8:28 AM IST