Fat-shaming goes viral – Elektrakenway.wordpress.com

Fat-shaming goes viral. (elektrakenway.wordpress.com)

As I presume, you may have already seen this video wandering social networks like a plague:

Source: Simple Pickup YouTube channel

(They also made another version with a man “dressed up” as fat.)

Surveys show that in the online dating world, women are afraid of meeting a serial killer. Men are afraid of meeting someone fat.

Source: When Strangers Click: from The Annals of Online Dating, by HBO.

It comes as no wonder, really. Any fat person knows that being fat is currently considered a crime worse than being a murderer, a rapist, a torturer, a necrophilic or anything at all. Sometimes it feels like we’re the devil for ruining cishet men’s views while daring to walk on the streets. How could we?! (I’m being ironic here…)

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