HIGHER REACHES ANSWERS: Is body positivity toxic? Why Lizzo and Jameela Jamil are championing body neutrality [May 25, 2021]

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1. B

2. Body positivity means loving one’s body regardless of what it looks like, while body neutrality focuses on what one’s body can do rather than what it looks like.

3. D

4. (i) c

(ii) a

(iii) d

5. It started as part of the fat acceptance movement from the 1960s for people in marginalised bodies, and has since been commercialised and commandeered by smaller-bodied influencers.

6. A

7. (i) F

(ii) T

(iii) NG

(iv) T

8. C

9. Body acceptance and body liberation, because there are no standards assigned to these terms.

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