Re-Socialize Yourself. Fatness.

Posted on February 8, 2012


We as a culture need to take a step back and wonder about the horror with which we regard this phenomenon of celebrating extreme obesity. We as a culture also sexualize and perhaps even “fetishize” excessive thinness. The standard of beauty promulgated in our culture is often depicted by young women whose weight is unhealthily low. We put them on billboards, on television, and also hold them up as a fantasy. But would we view men who fantasize about underweight lingerie models as “fetishists”?

-By Ramani Durvasula, PhD

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