Only Thin Women are Al­lowed

That’s right, if you’re not a ‘big girl’, you’re one of the se­lect few women who can at­tend this ex­clu­sive gig.

Cosmopolitan (India) - - REPORT - By Me­her Ba­jwa

We’re not mak­ing this up— the new­est dat­ing trend in the US is the Skinny Minny night, with very clear en­try in­struc­tions... if you’re ‘ fat’, you’re not wel­come! Women are only al­lowed to at­tend this Speed Dat­ing event if they are a Size 8 or un­der ( which means even plus- size mod­els will be shown the door), and once they’re ‘ ap­proved’ and al­lowed in, they must dis­play their dress size on their lapel all night.

On­Speed Dat­ing, a dat­ing com­pany that holds events across New York City, has come up with the Skinny Minny con­cept to get the at­ten­tion of sin­gle men who have a weight spe­cific cri­te­ria when it comes to meet­ing women. Their web­site says, “We all have re­la­tion­ship ‘ deal- break­ers’, and that does not make us shal­low, we’re just sin­gle New York­ers who know what we want and are at­tracted to. Ac­cord­ing to the Na­tional Cen­ter for Health Sta­tis­tics, the av­er­age cloth­ing size for adult women in the US is a 14, mak­ing our up­com­ing Skinny Minny night for svelte women size 0- 8 any­thing but av­er­age.” The re­as­sur­ance closes with this: “Guys, no need to worry about meet­ing a big­gie- size chick ‘ down- siz­ing’ to an 8 like when you’re dat­ing on- line.”

On­Speed Dat­ing en­sure there’s no ‘ cheat­ing’ on the day of the event with help from bounc­ers who check women’s dress sizes at the

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