how I was curvy-shamed: the story of a comedian’s battle against bullies.

I have been bullied my whole life: for being loud, for being queer, for being me. But the bullies this time have taken it to a new level.

Last week, at a comedy benefit, I made a joke about Victoria Secret and their “one size fits all” thong.  I find the concept of “one size fits all” pretty hilarious, and after ranting about my negative experience with the Victoria Secret Associate (they are referred to as angels), I described her as thin and… well… kind of dumb.  While the two are not mutually exclusive, I continue to express my struggle on stage with fitting into “one size fits all” items of clothing, and even threaten to send skinny women philly cheese steak sandwiches anonymously at 3am. Continue reading