Buzzfeed’s impeccably curated list of life-changing quesadillas is not to be missed.
commissioned an actual scientific poll on women and weight, and basically found that regardless of size, people just hate women?
Respondents were six times more likely to label an anonymous overweight woman as “slow” than they were to use that word for a thin woman—and about 10 times more likely to assume she was “sloppy” or “lazy.” Slim women, in contrast, were eight times as likely to be seen as “conceited,” four times as likely to be viewed as “vain,” and twice as likely to be presumed “bitchy.” Perhaps most striking, women of all weights hold these stereotypes: Plus-size respondents judged other plus-size women as “sloppy,” and skinny types pegged their thin peers as “mean.” In other words, no matter what size you are personally, you’ve internalized these assumptions.
This new Dior ad is a photoshop disaster. Before I get hate mail let me be clear — I like Jennifer Lawrence and she’s obviously an attractive person. I wanted to convince myself it was all in the contouring and light, but do a side-by-side comparison and that clearly isn’t the case. These images don’t do her justice at all. That’s sad.
So apparently this is the state of “feminism” today — it’s something where people of one body type decide they are therefore more “feminist” than those of another type. Because clearly that other type must be “more compliant” to the patriarchy — it couldn’t POSSIBLY be that the other type is simply genetically different. And, surely, if some people of that latter body type were genetically different and others were more compliant to the ideals of the patriarchy, we’d be able to tell them apart right?
It’s funny, I remember being taught at a very young age that the basic fundamental tenet of feminism is that men and women are equal. It’s interesting that some “feminists” go out of their way to highlight inequality among groups of women.
EDIT: comments above pertain not to initial quotation but comments that followed.
Do you ever just hate your own stupid face?
I think it’s so odd how people post photos of themselves with their S/O (that’s not the odd part) and then other people comment and say things like “OMG! Look at you guys! So gorgeous! You make such a great couple!”
Wait, what? Having some complementary aesthetics makes a great couple? Ugh. Lame. Unless you know the couple, have met them, hung out, know that they’re good people and a great match, save your trite shit.
Edit — this was my 900th post. That breaks my heart. It was a milestone post (of sorts) and probably the saddest thing I’ve ever posted.