S he may have modelled for Ralph Lauren and appeared on the cover of Vogue Italia , but when a photo of Robyn Lawley wearing a corset appeared on Facebook the responses were far from complimentary. Her crime? Her thighs were touching. Lawley had failed to achieve a "thigh gap". The model, who has her own swimwear line and has won numerous awards for her work, responded vehemently below the line: "You sit behind a computer screen objectifying my body, judging it and insulting it, without even knowing it. She also went on to pen a thoughtful rallying cry for the Daily Beast last week against those who attacked her, saying their words were "just another tool of manipulation that other people are trying to use to keep me from loving my body".
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Top definition. Thigh Gap unknown. A thigh gap has nothing to do with weight, but more with how your hips are made.
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A thigh gap is a space between the inner thighs of some people when standing upright with feet touching. Beginning around , the thigh gap had become an aspect of physical attractiveness in the Western world and has been associated with fragility and femininity , although it is also seen as desirable by some men as a sign of fitness. The idea of the thigh gap received widespread news coverage in December after the Victoria's Secret Fashion Show  which featured several models with thin thighs. Images of thigh gaps featured in " thinspiration " blogs  and across social networking sites. Oz Show. A backlash quickly developed amongst those concerned about the potential negative consequences of the trend.
Reader Advisory: This report contains graphic descriptions of traumatic experiences, often affecting children. Intersex people in the United States are subjected to medical practices that can inflict irreversible physical and psychological harm on them starting in infancy, harms that can last throughout their lives. The results are often catastrophic, the supposed benefits are largely unproven, and there are generally no urgent health considerations at stake. Procedures that could be delayed until intersex children are old enough to decide whether they want them are instead performed on infants who then have to live with the consequences for a lifetime. Intersex people are not rare, but they are widely misunderstood. Biology classes often oversimplify a fundamental reality. We are taught that sex is dimorphic: simply male or female.