11 posts tagged fat shaming
Oh, every scenario, eh?
So thin people are forced to buy two tickets to fly or risk getting thrown off the plane?
So thin people have a scarcity of clothing choices, and when they do have choices they tend to be several times as much as ‘average’ sizes?
So thin people are told that they cannot get organ transplants until and unless they lose weight?
So thin people are told they can’t get chemo until and unless they lose weight?
So thin people experience mass discrimination by the healthcare field, refused care, bullied, and abused in nearly every instance, such that something like a thin-friendly list of doctors has to be kept and maintained for the reference of thin people who don’t want to be abused by healthcare professionals anymore?
So there are studies showing that more than a majority of healthcare professionals, including doctors and nurses, find their thin patients disgusting and would prefer not to touch them?
So there are lauded studies showing that thinness is contagious?
So there are lauded studies showing that thinness contributes to global warming?
So there is a national campaign run by the first lady of the US to eradicate thin children?
So being a thin parent is being used against them in custody battles?
So magazines are full of fat people?
Son most television shows center on the lives, romances, thoughts, aspirations, struggles and success of fat people?
So the average status-symbol woman is a ‘fat chick’ and the average status-symbol man has ‘moobs’?
So most rich thin people pay to gain weight?
So there’s a 60 billion dollar weight gain industry in the US alone?
So thin people earn less on average than fat people?
So thin people are told by many adoption agencies, private and government, that they aren’t healthy enough to adopt by virtue of their thinness?
So thin people are considered so subhuman there’s a special question just for them on dating sites to the effect of, “Would you consider dating a thin person, or would that be a dealbreaker?”
Sit the fuck down and shut the fuck up.
(note: don’t fucking tone-police me in an ask later, either. And enjoy your weekend doing whatever the fuck you want, while fat people are treated like dogshit if they try to go to clubs or even step outside the fucking house)
(for references/citations of many of the statements alluded to above, read This is Thin Privilege)
(made rebloggable by request)