I really want to get a flat chested doll and make it look like she’s wearing a chest binder. Not because she would be ftm, but because I am a girl that is more comfortable in a chest binder and I want a doll like me.
No shame in that! I’ve been wanting to get a doll that’s a mini me for years!
Dove Real Beauty Sketches | A Response (by gisikw)
I thought this correctly addressed some of the issues in the “Dove Real Beauty” sketch. I liked the “Real Beauty” video, and felt it made some valid points, but I did feel that they focused on outer beauty a little too much, and I couldn’t help thinking to myself, what about the people that actually do look like the original sketches? They’re less beautiful? Like there’s this hierarchy of beauty, and the more beautiful you are in society’s standards, the more self worth you have. I know this wasn’t the point of the video, but I just felt something was a little upsetting by it.
Anyway, I enjoyed this response, especially because it is from a male perspective, and that he addresses how society can put pressure on male appearance as well, but it is more acceptable for a man to be of his size than a woman.
Some really great points were brought up. Enjoy!
THANK YOU SO MUCH!
I’d understand if it’s something the character does (IC=/=OOC!), but 10 times out of 9 when this happens it’s the mun speaking through their character, especially if their character would know about a gender neutral species, or is supposed to be open-minded and accepting. [If it’s a species trait, then no, no matter what you say the character does not “have” to be either a boy or a girl.] They do this simply because the pronouns are “hard” or “aren’t grammatically correct”. They are correct. Don’t be a baby.