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Watch: Woman wears fat suit on Tinder dates to expose awful double standard


Whether it’s on the job, the red carpet or even a date, a woman with a curvier figure is prone to criticism, if not outrght derision. Not so necessarily for counterparts of the opposite sex, who may still get the big promotion, starring roles and the so-called “hot chick” without cast-iron pecs and six-pack abs. 
In the dating world, this sexist double standard is referenced but seldom seen by those to whom it doesn’t apply. Until now, that is, thanks to a recent hidden-camera social experiment. The folks at Simple Pickup, an admittedly creepy pickup-artist site, make the disparity quite clear. The experiment was gimmicky — find out what happens when a Tinder date shows up much larger in person than they appear in profile photos …
But the results were pretty illuminating.  | Follow micdotcom

micdotcom:

Watch: Woman wears fat suit on Tinder dates to expose awful double standard

Whether it’s on the job, the red carpet or even a date, a woman with a curvier figure is prone to criticism, if not outrght derision. Not so necessarily for counterparts of the opposite sex, who may still get the big promotion, starring roles and the so-called “hot chick” without cast-iron pecs and six-pack abs. 

In the dating world, this sexist double standard is referenced but seldom seen by those to whom it doesn’t apply. Until now, that is, thanks to a recent hidden-camera social experiment. The folks at Simple Pickup, an admittedly creepy pickup-artist site, make the disparity quite clear. The experiment was gimmicky — find out what happens when a Tinder date shows up much larger in person than they appear in profile photos …

But the results were pretty illuminating.  | Follow micdotcom