Originally Posted by MelanieW
It shows, once again, how terribly brainwashed women are by the media about what ideal beauty really is, and about who men actually find attractive.
The media have a lot to do with it, even beyond the anorexic images of women that are all over the screen. I've seen countless shows scripted to make it seem as if men are against women being heavier. I had hope for a while when "Rescue Me" did a bit on a firefighter's affair with a plus-size woman. The rest of the house really came down on him (unlikely in real life, I would think), and he dumped her. The arc ended when he realized she was the best thing that had happened to his love life, and he tried to go back to her; but she had moved on, and was with another man.
Other than that, it's rare to find size-positive mass media.