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Ew, Stop Gatekeeping Bimbofication

A lot of you have probably come across the recent discourse over the issue of gatekeeping in the bimbo community. This became a hot topic recently when a popular bimbo influencer started pushing the idea that cosmetic surgery is mandatory if you want to be a bimbo, and that if you don't have/want to permanently modify your body with surgery, you shouldn't call yourself a bimbo.

With the rise of "BimboTok" (bimbos on TikTok), bimbofication has been gaining notoriety in popular culture and becoming mainstream. If we scroll through the "BimboTok" hashtag on TikTok, we'll see a diverse community of people of all gender identities, aesthetics, and walks of life, feeling confident and having fun. What's so problematic about this? SOME OF THEM DON'T HAVE OR WANT BREAST IMPLANTS!

What is a Bimbo?

Let's take a minute to remind ourselves of the history of the word "bimbo." The word was originally used to describe unintelligent men in the early 1900s before it evolved into a derogatory term for unintelligent, attractive women, and then reclaimed over recent decades by proud dumb blondes, sex workers, trophy-wives, plastic surgery enthusiasts, sluts, and girly girls alike.

Bimbofication is not defined only as "a woman with lots of plastic surgery". That may be what it means to you, but that was not the origin of the word bimbo, nor has it ever been a direct definition of what a bimbo is. Even the dictionary will tell you that the word bimbo has nothing to do with plastic surgery. There was never a time in history when the word officially switched and gained its evolved meanings. There was no one who made the final decision on what qualifies a bimbo, and there is no one who holds that power.

You can be a bimbo if you're not blonde.

You can be a bimbo if you're not dumb.

You can be a bimbo if you're not a sex worker.

You can be a bimbo if you're not hypersexual.

You can be a bimbo if you're not plastic.

You can be a bimbo if you're into the bimbo aesthetic but not the bimbo lifestyle.

You can dress up as a bimbo on weekends and dress down the rest of the week.

Bimbofication needs to be personalized to your own tastes, style and needs. If you're doing it to conform to someone else rules, you'll never find happiness in it. Pick the traits and features that YOU want your ideal bimbo-self to have. You don't need to be a cookie-cutter bimbo. It would be so boring if we all looked exactly the same. Just have fun with it and don't let anyone tell you you're doing it wrong. The most important thing about bimbofication is making your fantasies into a reality.

Why Gatekeeping is Gross

Disrespectful to the natural icons who walked so we could run:

Are you really going to try to tell me that Paris and Nicole in The Simple Life weren't bimbos because they didn't have plastic surgery? Really? Self-explanatory, moving on.

We're becoming what we hate:

We complain about being discriminated against while discriminating against others. We don't want to be told what to do with our bodies, yet we tell others what to do with theirs.

We are so often bombarded by messages telling us that we're too much, or that we're not enough. It's frustrating and hurtful, isn't it? We created this ideal image of ourselves to our own liking, and we don't want to be judged or influenced into doing things that we don't want. So why does it make sense to do that to others?

"You need to call yourself an aspiring bimbo if you haven't had plastic surgery yet."

"You can't be a bimbo unless you _____"

"You can't be a natural bimbo forever."

Is that not judging and discriminating? Is that not body shaming?