“When a parent insists on piercing the ears of a moments-old girl-baby, to ensure she looks ornamented and sufficiently ‘pretty’, toxic femininity is to blame.”
Sigh, nope, that’s still toxic masculinity. I’m so sick of reading these victim blaming diatribes, there have been at least 5 or 6 new ones in the last few days, and…
Thank you for sharing your perspective. I’ll be the first to admit that I thought Tim Gunn’s piece was great and long overdue. And although I’m not plus-size I cringed at some of the very lines you called out.
Thank you for this response. I had a similar reaction when reading his op-ed. On one hand, I thought: “Thanks for calling attention to this issue, Tim. Finding fashionable clothes to fit my size 16 frame IS hard!” But on the other, I was all: “F-you, I’ll wear what I want!”