The cruelty of social media is not something Lizzie Velasquez is unfamiliar with, due to a condition condition she has that prevents her from gaining any weight. Since a YouTube video in 2006 dubbed her "World's Ugliest Woman," Lizzie has been a fearless champion against bullying for all people with disabilities.
Recently, some TikTok users were making rude, unkind comments about Velasquez and others with disabilities. Velasquez chose to speak up for others and herself, sharing her beliefs in human dignity of all. As a Christian, she knows that our human dignity is based on the fact that each and every one of us is created in the image and likeness of God.
To hear more about Lizzie Velasquez's courage to stand for human dignity, read this article from Breakpoint.