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When and why did you first start The Adipositivity Project? Was there a "lightbulb moment" when the idea struck you, or did it come together over time?
"There were two lightbulb moments. For more than a decade, I worked presenting live music to small, intimate audiences, during which I noted that people responded more enthusiastically when the musicians were what would be considered traditionally attractive."
"This was irrespective of their musical skills. Disheartening, but human nature, I guess."
"The other lightbulb moment happened when I was in a relationship with someone who didn't appreciate my fat body in the way I now know it can be appreciated. (That's the PG-13 version.)"
"Over time, this changed dramatically. I realized repeated positive exposure to that which repels us can cause us to see it in a more positive light."