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Plus size model front cover of magazine. Right or wrong?

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  • ShaunieShaunie England 🏠Posts: 7,354 The Mix Elder
    Thats feels like getting more personal. If dont agree thats fine. But imo i havent shamed on anyone. Sorry if read it like that. But ive clearly stated everyone should feel comfortable. 

    will ask the mix to close this. But thanks for opinions just dont like feeling everyones against me just for an opinion
    “If we could look into each other’s hearts and understand the unique challenges each of us faces, I think we would treat each other much more gently, with more love, patience, tolerance, and care” Marvin J. Ashton
  • Millie2787Millie2787 Carer/Craft Lover Posts: 2,483 Mega Poster
    edited September 2019
    Shaunie said:
    Im more interest in weight.

    No body shaming turns into shaming underweigjt people and it shows everywhere.





    Shauine how does no body shaming shame underweight people surely no body shaming is a good thing ! Body shaming is bullying so no body shaming is a good thing it’s not shaming underweight people 
    “ I believe that you have the power to achieve whatever you put your mind too, You are living a life’s most people won’t  ever understand but that’s what will Be the root of all your determination and success. You have a soul full of love and kindness and I just know that despite all the hardship, a life’s of happiness awaits you and I’m very proud of you, just keep holding on” 
    GreenTea
  • ShaunieShaunie England 🏠Posts: 7,354 The Mix Elder
    But i just know. This conversation would be completly different if it was a very skinny model. Yet we should all be comfortable 
    “If we could look into each other’s hearts and understand the unique challenges each of us faces, I think we would treat each other much more gently, with more love, patience, tolerance, and care” Marvin J. Ashton
  • JellyelephantJellyelephant Bpd bitch ✌🏼 Posts: 730 Incredible Poster
    It’s not personal ... I am just saying that you state she shouldn’t be on the cover because it glamourises it and it’s a strain on the nhs. So you’re saying you’re concerned about the nhs and that’s why you want to dictate someone’s weight..... but if you were truly concerned about the nhs then why this why not all the other multitude of issues that affect the nhs. It’s deeply ingrained fat phobia that people don’t even realise they have
    The sun will rise and we will try again 
    GreenTea
  • ShaunieShaunie England 🏠Posts: 7,354 The Mix Elder
    I mean. When media turned more to "not body shaming" all across my media if made over weight people start to feel better while also making thin people worse. Like having pictures of thin people and saying how disgusting it is and flat people who have no ass & shit quotes 
    “If we could look into each other’s hearts and understand the unique challenges each of us faces, I think we would treat each other much more gently, with more love, patience, tolerance, and care” Marvin J. Ashton
  • ShaunieShaunie England 🏠Posts: 7,354 The Mix Elder
    edited September 2019
    I careabout all things weight related. That includes health
    “If we could look into each other’s hearts and understand the unique challenges each of us faces, I think we would treat each other much more gently, with more love, patience, tolerance, and care” Marvin J. Ashton
  • ShaunieShaunie England 🏠Posts: 7,354 The Mix Elder
    I dont think youre reading what im saying properly. So i dont think i should bother now. 

    Thanks for opinion. :) But i know what i meant 
    “If we could look into each other’s hearts and understand the unique challenges each of us faces, I think we would treat each other much more gently, with more love, patience, tolerance, and care” Marvin J. Ashton
  • JellyelephantJellyelephant Bpd bitch ✌🏼 Posts: 730 Incredible Poster
    Shaunie said:
    I mean. When media turned more to "not body shaming" all across my media if made over weight people start to feel better while also making thin people worse. Like having pictures of thin people and saying how disgusting it is and flat people who have no ass & shit quotes 
    Yes but that’s not what we are talking about. That isn’t ok either and I wouldn’t condone those kinda things about any body. You’re original post was about this particular lady and why she shouldn’t be on the front cover
    The sun will rise and we will try again 
  • GreenTeaGreenTea The best. The moonPosts: 1,536 Postholic

    Everyone is beautiful what ever shape, size, weight they are in my opinion. 
    There's a lot more straining the NHS than weight, to which can be caused by multiple illnesses and not just over eating / under eating. 
    Everyone has a story to why they are the way they are and we should be proud and confident about who we are and what our bodies look like
    Jellyelephant
  • ShaunieShaunie England 🏠Posts: 7,354 The Mix Elder
    Yes it is relvant cause changing thin models to very overweight ones and never having thin ones is just saying we shouldnt be that thin. Just like When people said they never saw fat models 
    “If we could look into each other’s hearts and understand the unique challenges each of us faces, I think we would treat each other much more gently, with more love, patience, tolerance, and care” Marvin J. Ashton
  • ShaunieShaunie England 🏠Posts: 7,354 The Mix Elder
    edited September 2019
    So youd be okay to see a very skinny model on the front magazine then? 
    “If we could look into each other’s hearts and understand the unique challenges each of us faces, I think we would treat each other much more gently, with more love, patience, tolerance, and care” Marvin J. Ashton
  • JellyelephantJellyelephant Bpd bitch ✌🏼 Posts: 730 Incredible Poster
    There are plenty of thin models on the covers. Most are 
    The sun will rise and we will try again 
  • GreenTeaGreenTea The best. The moonPosts: 1,536 Postholic
    edited September 2019
    (deleted, shouldn't of bothered commenting)
  • ShaunieShaunie England 🏠Posts: 7,354 The Mix Elder
    Not very thin imo. Not dangerously lookingthin. Like how dangerously overweight ive seen some people LOOK. 
    “If we could look into each other’s hearts and understand the unique challenges each of us faces, I think we would treat each other much more gently, with more love, patience, tolerance, and care” Marvin J. Ashton
  • ShaunieShaunie England 🏠Posts: 7,354 The Mix Elder
    You dont think it gamourise it then ? Or if youre overweight make you feel bad about your body? 
    “If we could look into each other’s hearts and understand the unique challenges each of us faces, I think we would treat each other much more gently, with more love, patience, tolerance, and care” Marvin J. Ashton
  • JellyelephantJellyelephant Bpd bitch ✌🏼 Posts: 730 Incredible Poster
    Are you their doctor or dietician? You don’t know anything about their health


    The sun will rise and we will try again 
    GreenTea
  • Millie2787Millie2787 Carer/Craft Lover Posts: 2,483 Mega Poster
    We never said that all models on fronts of magazines should be full with those with curves , there’s needs to be a healthy balance and now just heavily photoshopped “skinny” people 
    “ I believe that you have the power to achieve whatever you put your mind too, You are living a life’s most people won’t  ever understand but that’s what will Be the root of all your determination and success. You have a soul full of love and kindness and I just know that despite all the hardship, a life’s of happiness awaits you and I’m very proud of you, just keep holding on” 
  • ShaunieShaunie England 🏠Posts: 7,354 The Mix Elder
    I said LOOK. In caps. Im no doctor
    “If we could look into each other’s hearts and understand the unique challenges each of us faces, I think we would treat each other much more gently, with more love, patience, tolerance, and care” Marvin J. Ashton
  • GreenTeaGreenTea The best. The moonPosts: 1,536 Postholic
    edited September 2019
    (deleted, shouldn't of bothered commenting)
  • JellyelephantJellyelephant Bpd bitch ✌🏼 Posts: 730 Incredible Poster
    Shaunie said:
    You dont think it gamourise it then ? Or if youre overweight make you feel bad about your body? 
    No I don’t think it glamourises it. If you read my previous post I explained that the cover isn’t about her saying she’s proud she’s fat and you should be fat too. She’s saying it’s ok to be who you are and exist in your body. She just happens to be fat also. That’s not everything about her... health is a lot more nuanced than weight. 
    The sun will rise and we will try again 
  • Millie2787Millie2787 Carer/Craft Lover Posts: 2,483 Mega Poster
    edited September 2019
    Shaunie said:
    Not very thin imo. Not dangerously lookingthin. Like how dangerously overweight ive seen some people LOOK. 
    Mmmm possibly fat shaming agin there - your saying there’s no dangerously underweight people but all the “fat” people on magazines look like they are danergously overweight ....
    “ I believe that you have the power to achieve whatever you put your mind too, You are living a life’s most people won’t  ever understand but that’s what will Be the root of all your determination and success. You have a soul full of love and kindness and I just know that despite all the hardship, a life’s of happiness awaits you and I’m very proud of you, just keep holding on” 
  • GreenTeaGreenTea The best. The moonPosts: 1,536 Postholic

    We all know how much and often models are photoshopped and editted to fit the perfect picture the society we created, wants.

  • ShaunieShaunie England 🏠Posts: 7,354 The Mix Elder
    edited September 2019
    Okay. Im jusy going to finally say. My point is SOMETIMES people who are overweigjt and they say a skinny looking model they can feel bad about their body like this is what we should look like. While people who are thin can see overweiht people and be also jelous. & both extremes are dangerous to show people.in that way

    what can be called as glamarising

    “If we could look into each other’s hearts and understand the unique challenges each of us faces, I think we would treat each other much more gently, with more love, patience, tolerance, and care” Marvin J. Ashton
  • GreenTeaGreenTea The best. The moonPosts: 1,536 Postholic
    I don't know why that comment is so big and I can't take the bigness away. It won't let me 🙃🙃🙃 helo
  • ShaunieShaunie England 🏠Posts: 7,354 The Mix Elder
    Okay. I fel like maybe everyones TRYING to be offended over everything i say. Im not trying to shame anyone. :)
    “If we could look into each other’s hearts and understand the unique challenges each of us faces, I think we would treat each other much more gently, with more love, patience, tolerance, and care” Marvin J. Ashton
  • AidanAidan Potato Posts: 1,456 Fanatical Poster
    The problem is with the magazine industry, showing people who are edited to unrealistic standards, or people at a level of health that can't be safely maintained, to try and sell a product without regard for the consequences.
    GreenTeachubbydumplingJellyelephant
  • Millie2787Millie2787 Carer/Craft Lover Posts: 2,483 Mega Poster
    edited September 2019
    Shauine you litreally said there’s no dangerously underweight people on magazines and that all “fat” people on them Look dangerously overweight so yes I am going to take offence to that . If I was on that magersizne would you say that , or would you say that to the models face no no you wouldn’t , just as you wouldn’t say the same to a underweight person 
    “ I believe that you have the power to achieve whatever you put your mind too, You are living a life’s most people won’t  ever understand but that’s what will Be the root of all your determination and success. You have a soul full of love and kindness and I just know that despite all the hardship, a life’s of happiness awaits you and I’m very proud of you, just keep holding on” 
    GreenTea
  • GreenTeaGreenTea The best. The moonPosts: 1,536 Postholic
    Aidan said:
    The problem is with the magazine industry, showing people who are edited to unrealistic standards, or people at a level of health that can't be safely maintained, to try and sell a product without regard for the consequences.
    Literally what I'm trying to say lmao

    Even people on Instagram are editing their pictures in such a way to create what they think is the perfect body 
    Aidan
  • ShaunieShaunie England 🏠Posts: 7,354 The Mix Elder
    edited September 2019
    Disagree all you like. I dont care. But dont say im body shaming when im not. It my opinion My chioce of words of "fat people" are not the best chioce of words but i dont mean to body shame. And am sorry if read it that way. Im not shaming anyone. 
    “If we could look into each other’s hearts and understand the unique challenges each of us faces, I think we would treat each other much more gently, with more love, patience, tolerance, and care” Marvin J. Ashton
  • Millie2787Millie2787 Carer/Craft Lover Posts: 2,483 Mega Poster
    Shaunie said:
    Disagree all you like. I dont care. But dont say im body shaming when im not. My chioce of words of "fat people" are not the best chioce of words but i dont mean to body shame. And am sorry if read it that way. Im not shaming anyone. 
    Shauine by saying all “fat people “ on the front of magazines look dangerously overweight where as skinny people don’t is doing exactly that , your feeding into the stereotypes around larger people be saying that 
    “ I believe that you have the power to achieve whatever you put your mind too, You are living a life’s most people won’t  ever understand but that’s what will Be the root of all your determination and success. You have a soul full of love and kindness and I just know that despite all the hardship, a life’s of happiness awaits you and I’m very proud of you, just keep holding on” 
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