Speaking of different body shapes. These are all basically peak human bodies.
How come 99% of them don’t conform to what the entertainment industry tells us is the perfect body?
Time to bring back this body reference sheet!
One of the better body references I’ve ever seen. All of these people are ridiculously fit, operating in the top echelons of their sports world-wide. But there’s a vast array of body types, and types of fitness.
I know this is off point, but Table Tennis dude is my favorite.
Stephen nailed it last night. The sexism in this debate from Fox and others is unacceptable, especially in the light that women get paid less than men but still have to pay more for health insurance
(Source: drunkonstephen, via eemersonm)
But then, the truth was never really the point. Thin women don’t tell their fat friends ‘You’re not fat’ because they’re confused about the dictionary definition of the word, or their eyes are broken, or they were raised on planets where size 24 is the average for women. They don’t say it because it’s the truth. They say it because fat does not mean just fat in this culture. It can also mean any or all of the following:
Just plain icky
So when they say ‘You’re not fat,’ what they really mean is ‘You’re not a dozen nasty things I associate with the word fat.’ The size of your body is not what’s in question; a tape measure or a mirror could solve that dispute. What’s in question is your goodness, your lovability, your intelligence, your kindness, your attractiveness. And your friends, not surprisingly, are inclined to believe you get high marks in all those categories. Ergo, you couldn’t possibly be fat.
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