Is it problematic to have this conversation, and do we ultimately mask our concern for Tess’s body as a health concern, when really we’re just engaging in a certain kind of policing?
The other day, my friend – my lady friend, though not in that way – was telling me about a job opening she missed out on due to her sex, and I yawned.
How did they get so fat?
It is easy to accept fat in this country because the culture ultimately makes it possible, even when it ironically makes it undesirable.
Jacob was in the living area, his laptop balancing on his grotesque, distended stomach.
I feel that feminism’s underlying message has been forgotten and replaced with some seriously troubling ideas.
Ultimately a backlash to the media driven “skinny” obsessed culture that became fashionable in the 60’s and that continues to reign over society and govern lives today, fat feminism’s ultimate message is that women can be healthy and happy at any size.
The truth is, its hard to know about someone’s health unless you are their doctor and have read their entire file.
Every part of your body has a function; be grateful for what your body can do.
Making someone feel beautiful does not help them in the long run, if it’s at the expense of their health. The same is true of extremely thin models.