Although the people portrayed in Fat Sex: The Naked Truth sometimes face bigotry and experience shame - they are often valiant and live remarkably fulfilling lives.
Though our culture is obsessed with both, the two commingling are sometimes seen as offensive, obscene, or even grotesque. A compilation of true stories, cultural references, and narrative commentary, Fat Sex: The Naked Truth tells the honest, and often heroic, heartbreaking, and hilarious experiences of large-size women and men in their romantic, intimate, and sexual relationships.
Subjects touched on include heterosexual relationships, gay men and lesbian women, those who have gained and lost a great deal of weight, and the sexual "underground" such as fetishes.
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This recent reversal of what had seemed to be stable aspects of human nature is analyzed as a potentially adaptive response to two ecological novelties: chronic food surplus and the breakdown of barriers between men's and women's work, which, together, may have made thinness helpful to women competing for status and resources in both mating and job markets.
Whether status and resources still promote long-term Darwinian fitness is an open question. The only content we will consider removing is spam, slanderous attacks on other members, or extremely offensive content (eg. We will not remove any content for bad language alone, or being critical of a particular book.If there are two subjects that are universally fascinating and rife with controversy, they are sex and fat. Fat people have normal and peculiar sex lives, just like everyone else. 4 of 8 people found this review helpful If you could sum up Fat Sex in three words, what would they be? ) The ending is not particularly important, but it summed up the main issues of the book well. If you made a film of this book, what would be the tag line be? Would you try another book from Rebecca Jane Weinstein and/or Joy Nash? What could Rebecca Jane Weinstein have done to make this a more enjoyable book for you? The author is angry about being overweight and ridiculed. Slowly, Alice started posing questions more to the point. "Are you single, attractive, around my age, and healthy? Men didn't want sex with skinny women, they wanted sex with women. (Some wanted sex with men, but the size of the body, wasn't a factor there, either).