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Oh man, you really showed that minimum-wage-earning jerk! I can’t BELIEVE he would accuse you of parking in a no-parking zone and maybe help you avoid a parking ticket! Can you believe his audacity?! Some people are so rude, I can’t handle it.
This. If we want to change the beauty landscape, we have to be each other’s allies, not try to destroy one another. It’s one thing to note that Thinness and Whiteness are have privilege attached to them and reflecting on the impact this has and an entirely different thing to insult white, thin people. Although they do have privilege from these attributes,awhite girl didn’t choose to be white and still deserves to feel self worth. Additionally, it is exactly this kind of thought process that really undermines the reality of our value to society. After all, if men don’t find me attractive,Imust obviously be worthless, right?
We need to support wide spread and substantive shifts in the way we culturally process and produce imagery— this means more diversity in size, body type, and race. Some of the people featured in this article are obviously racist and need to deal with their bull. News flash: race is notamonolith. Different body types can come from many different ethnic backgrounds. Castingawhite model is not inherently racist; casting her because you think her whiteness makes her superior is.