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Supposedly the third Monday in January is the “most depressing day of the year”, hence the name ‘Blue Monday’. The story goes like this: once upon a time there was a holiday company looking to increase revenue. Enter Dr. Cliff Arnall, a former part-time tutor at Cardiff University who as since admitted the whole thing is meaningless.
Well, a recent campaign by Weight Watchers in Australia is definitely one of those after many have accused it of suggesting that heavier people have worse sex lives. After research found that over half of Australian women feel self conscious having sex because of body image issues, the company decided to use this statistic in their latest campaign.
Cassie Chadderton took to Twitter after spotting the toilets at a pentahotels hotel, writing “Hi @pentahotels, just wondering if you know that we’re in the 21st century now?” along with a photo of the toilets.
@iloveugly Trust that nervous instinct it’s probably trying to tell you something useful. “The images use women’s bodies as mere props and promote unequal power dynamics,” Rae Duff, the president for the National Council of Women for New Zealand told BuzzFeed. “It reflects how too often women in our society are seen as merely sexual objects and this feeds into our culture of abuse and violence against women.