"In other words, body weight is largely a reflection of one's culture, socioeconomic and marital status, life stage and ethnicity."Some cultures value big round bodies, though not the United States.
In this country, the higher one's socioeconomic status, the thinner a person is likely to be.
But calling people "gross" and "disgusting" does not constitute a medical diagnosis, though it does constitute bigotry.
As a society, we believe that it is unacceptable to discriminate against people based on how they look; yet we do not apply this concept when dehumanizing people based on their body type., "Dear obese Ph D applicants: If you don't have the willpower to stop eating carbs, you won't have the willpower to do a dissertation.
That signifies that at least 30 percent of adults are obese in Alabama (32 percent), Arkansas (30.9 percent), Indiana (30.8 percent), Kentucky (30.4 percent), Louisiana (33.4 percent), Michigan (31.3 percent), Mississippi (34.9 percent), Missouri (30.3 percent), Oklahoma (31.1 percent), South Carolina (30.8 percent), Texas (30.4 percent) and West Virginia (32.4 percent).
Colorado was lowest, at just under 21 percent obesity, and Mississippi was highest at nearly 36 percent.
” and “Do you like the taste of beer” and “Do you often find yourself wanting to chuck it all and go live on a sailboat?It goes like this: As a fat woman, it is basically imperative to me that any of my potential matches answer “No” to this question if I’m going to seriously consider meeting them IRL. (Almost as soon as OKC announced the change in search options, people on the interwebz began to consider what the change meant in relation to questions on OKC that address racial preferences in dating.Rehashing older discussions about online dating and race, Slate.com’s Reihan Salam penned a piece titled “Is it Racist to Date Only people of Your Own Race?As a 21-year old female Ok Cupid user pointed out, "Unless the site can come up with a way to detect Photoshop usage and enforce blunt honesty among users., good luck getting anyone to pay for their filter."The larger question is what this filter says about us.A few weeks ago, online dating website Ok Cupid announced that paying users on the site could now “search” their matches by the answers they gave to the site’s user-generated match questions.