WOMEN
12/19/2014 09:25 am ET Updated Dec 19, 2014

I'm Not A Pear: Why Categorizing Women's Bodies Is Dumb

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If you've ever opened a fashion magazine in your life, you know there are only three types of bodies in the entire world for every woman everywhere. Apple (bigger on top), pear (bigger on the bottom), and bananas (straight up and down). And if you don't fit into that, then you're an ... hourglass. You know, that thing you've never seen in your life unless you're an 18th century detective counting down the minutes you have left to solve the case before the blacksmith's wife finds out you think she did it.

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