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Hi!

I am a freshman at UNC-Charlotte and am currently working a project in my health class concerning cosmetic surgery. I will be arguing/debating both for and against cosmetic surgery.

We are required to obtain as many references and opinions about this issue as possible. I was hoping you could help me by sharing where your feminist group stands on the issue of cosmetic surgery, and a few reasons why you feel that way. Anything and everything that you can provide is greatly appreciated and will be used to the best of my ability in this debate.

Thank you in advance,

Brittany


   

Brittany --

Feminist.com doesn't really have an official opinion on plastic surgery. In general, it's not something that we could definitely oppose -- it might be exploited and unnecessary for some people, but that doesn't mean that's a good enough justification to deny it to others.

It's also a necessity to some who feminists would unequivocally support -- for instance, transgendered individuals and breast cancer survivors. Feminists could hope to educate people about how to choose it responsible.

I hope that helps ,

— Amy