Weight Stereotyping: The Secret Way People May Judge You Based On Your Body
This was a controversial post from Glamour magazine that really got people talking!
Read an excerpt below and click on the link to read more.
“What our poll shows about the assumptions women hold…
Heavy women are pegged as…
“lazy” 11 times as often as thin women;
“sloppy” nine times;
“undisciplined” seven times;
“slow” six times as often
While thin women are seen as…
“conceited” or “superficial” about eight times as often as heavy women;
“vain” or “self-centered” four times as often;
“bitchy,” “mean,” or “controlling” more than twice as often.
Even the “good” labels are unfair. An overweight woman may be five times as likely to be perceived as “giving” as a skinny one.
Read More: http://glamour.com/health-fitness/2012/05/weight-stereotyping-the-secret-way-people-are-judging-you-based-on-your-body-glamour-june-2012