Photo of the Day: Awesome vandal edits fat-shaming plastic surgery billboard

Ann Arbor Plastic Surgery advertises with a billboard which reads, “Friends don’t let friends muffin top.” Recently, an unknown vandal preaching self-love made some alterations:

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As one commenter on their Facebook page noted, plastic surgery is a choice and clearly the company is free to advertise their services, but there’s a way to do that ethically — “not shame people into self hate until they go under the knife.”

St. Paul, MN

Maya Dusenbery is an Executive Director in charge of Editorial at Feministing. She is the author of the forthcoming book Doing Harm: The Truth About How Bad Medicine and Lazy Science Leave Women Dismissed, Misdiagnosed, and Sick (HarperOne, March 2018). She has been a fellow at Mother Jones magazine and a columnist at Pacific Standard. Before become a full-time writer, she worked at the National Institute for Reproductive Health. A Minnesota native, she received her B.A. from Carleton College in 2008.

Maya Dusenbery is an Executive Director of Feministing in charge of Editorial.

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