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06 Jun 2016 19:58
Every other day there are articles written by Generation Ageism about how millennials are lazy and entitled. As you can imagine for that still-thriving group of elders, being on the chubbier side can’t be anything more than gluttony and a lack of self-control.
Thyroid problems are a myth Oprah invented to increase viewership. Being short and stout while living in the age of consumption and waste has taken a toll on me.
When baby-boomers and the rest tell you how entitled and privileged you are because all you want is for fees, sexism, racism, unpaid labour and whatever else some long-dead generation invented to fall; tell them they raised you and contributed to your current understanding of the world.
Kiri Rupiah is the Mail & Guardian’s online editor. Read more from Kiri Rupiah
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