Those of us beyond a certain size have all heard at one point or another: "You're pretty, for a fat girl. Unfortunately, a year-old heard it from the judge presiding over a trial last year in Montreal in which a year-old taxi driver was found guilty of sexually assaulting her. The judge continued, suggesting that the teen was "flattered" because it could've been the first time a man expressed interest in her. Cue heavy sighs from women everywhere — particularly fat women, myself included. Rightly so, Justice Minister Stephanie Vallee called the judge's comments "unacceptable" and filed a formal complaint. The message is clear: Our bodies are open to prescription, ridicule, lecturing and pity. We're so far removed from the public narrative around issues of assault and harassment that if someone shows a sign to the contrary — take what you can get. Take it as a compliment. Sexual harassment and assault are not compliments to anyone, especially those who don't fit the normative definition of attractive.
By Joel Adams For Mailonline. Christopher Schubert denies two counts of rape and two counts of sexual assault. A morbidly obese rapist forced himself on a woman in her own home when she rejected his advances because he was so much fatter than the photos on his dating profile implied, a court heard. On Match. The next morning, following his departure in the early hours, the alleged victim reported to police that Schubert sexually assaulted and raped her after she invited him in for a cup of tea. A medical examination on the woman, who cannot be named for legal reasons, showed 'lacerations and abrasions' which were consistent with 'rough' sex, the jury heard. On January 30, , following an exchange of messages on Match. She told officers: 'When he arrived, obviously I knew straight away that he didn't look like he did in his profile picture. You're absolutely huge". You end up getting to know someone over a cup of tea and I invited him in to be sociable.
Christopher Schubert, described as a "big, cuddly bear", met the woman on dating site Match. A morbidly obese man raped a woman who feared they "wouldn't fit in the same bed," a court heard today. But the woman, a separated mum, was unaware Schubert was morbidly obese and rejected the idea of a sexual relationship. Jurors heard she didn't even believe she and year-old Schubert would fit in the same bed. Oxford Crown Court heard though the man described himself on Match. He also allegedly used pictures on the site which disguised his size. And jurors were told when the woman opened the door to Schubert on January 30 last year, the woman was disheartened. You're absolutely huge'," she told the police. You end up getting to know someone over a cup of tea and I invited him in to be sociable. I thought he was going to have a cup of tea and chat.
Please refresh the page and retry. Christopher Schubert, 44, described himself on the dating website as a "big cuddly bear" who was "looking for his mate". He exchanged flirty messages with the woman and told her he made a living by selling designer clothes and shoes on auctioneer website eBay, Oxford Crown Court heard today. They arranged to meet at her Oxford home where he allegedly raped and sexually assaulted her when she rejected his advances. She said he was morbidly obese and his stomach was so large that his shirt did not fully cover it. You end up getting to know someone over a cup of tea and I invited him in to be sociable.