Results for - 'Sweat shaming': A woman's workout humiliation

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1. About three weeks ago, a sweaty Amy Roe was waiting in line at a Starbucks in Seattle, Washington. She'd been out for a run. And as she stood there in her sweatshirt and baseball cap, she heard the comment: "You look like you just did a class ... or swimming?" It came from a nicely-dressed woman, commenting on her appearance. Amy Roe didn't quite know what to say. Later, she decided there was a name for what had just happened. She had been "sweat shamed."

Have you heard of the term sweat shamed?

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2. "Sweat-shaming is when someone points out your sweatiness as a way to signal disapproval," she wrote. "Like its counterparts, slut-shaming and fat-shaming, sweat-shaming is aimed mainly at women, who are actually not supposed to sweat at all" says Roe.

Have you ever been sweat shamed?

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3. Generally speaking are you someone who sweats a lot?

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4. For Roe, however, sweat shaming is just part of body shaming — a phenomenon that "affects all people," she said, but one that often seems to target women. "The idea that we have to be ladylike — that hasn't gone away," Roe said. "… The idea that women are getting Botox on their head so their head doesn't get sweaty — I never heard about men doing that."

Do you think that men and women are held to the same standards in regards to the degree of sweat shaming that they receive?

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10/14/2015 News 3760 71 By: Tellwut
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