Is making fun of men who lose
their hair because of male pattern
baldness a form of body shaming? .
Thousands of social media
users seem to think so.
On May 5, Reddit user isthisausername2
posted their controversial take in the
aptly named r/unpopularopinion forum.
In their post, they claim that making fun
of men for losing their hair is “just as
bad as any other form of body shaming”.
“Watching yourself lose all of your
hair and not being able to do anything
about it is an agonizing process.
and no one deserves to be
made fun of for it,” they said.
Most people seem to agree with isthisausername2’s stance. As of May 6,
their post has more than 52,000 upvotes.
plus several thousand
“You’re right. No one should be made fun
of for physical qualities that are out of
their control,” one person commented.
Some people, however, felt that isthisausername2 was being too sensitive.
“I’m balding and it’s far from agonizing,” another user added