Women are using this hashtag to share body-shaming comments they've received
If you've seen #theysaid trending on Twitter, this is why.
Women around the world are discussing their experiences of body shaming on Twitter today with a viral hashtag.
Entrepreneur Sally Bergesen started the #theysaid hashtag this week to share a negative comment she received about her body and encourage others to do the same.
Others soon opened up about the body-shaming they've been subjected to.
— Kelsey McEwen (@KelseyMcEwen) June 1, 2017
"I don't know what you're doing, but you look SO MUCH healthier now. Props for losing all that weight" #TheySaid after I developed anorexia
— ash🏳️🌈 (@ashleyyscarlett) June 1, 2017
'Are you finally skinny now? Do you still resemble a pig?' - Mum's first words to me on my uni graduation. #theysaid
— Mel (@mgk144) June 2, 2017
Other Twitter users came up with the hashtag #shereplied to shut down the negative comments.
My body is only a physical representation of me. It's not WHO I am #SheReplied
— Nour Atrissi (@nouratrissi) June 1, 2017
My daughter at 11yrs old to a bully who called her fat "God made my body perfect for me!" #shereplied
— Tracy V (@InnerJourney4U) May 31, 2017
— rc reed, md, phd (@mylo_cat) May 25, 2017