Body shaming in the military is not new. For centuries recruits have been tormented and shamed to encourage them to be fit to fight. However in the face of extreme Fat Shaming in the twenty-first century of both genders, this article considers the changing focus on the body in the last two centuries and discusses bullying, suicide, and abuse as part of the attainment of the perfect military body.
Thor: God of Slumber – Body Image and Mental health
#bebodykind is the theme of the 2019 #mentalhealthweek so in article I explore the impact of commodification, socialised perfection, and fat shaming in 21st century society.