Topic: body image


Fat and happy on the beach

The Paradox of Body Acceptance

Fat acceptance isn’t always about loving your body. It’s not always about standing up and declaiming loudly that fat is flabulous. Sometimes fat acceptance is ... [ more ]

Fat acceptance isn’t always about loving your body. It’s not always about standing up ... [ more ]

Fat acceptance isn’t always about loving your body. It’s not always about standing up and declaiming loudly that fat is ... [ more ]

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Thoughts on the “Obesity Epidemic”

We’ve all heard about the “obesity epidemic.” We’ve all seen the footage on 20/20 or the nightly news of large, headless bodies intercut with ... [ more ]

We’ve all heard about the “obesity epidemic.” We’ve all seen the footage on 20/20 ... [ more ]

We’ve all heard about the “obesity epidemic.” We’ve all seen the footage on 20/20 or the nightly news of ... [ more ]

Painting "Woman in Front of the Mirror" by János Vaszary (public domain)

The Cost of Body Shame

Often when we talk about body shame we talk about it in the context of food, eating, body image, and eating disorders. And these ... [ more ]

Often when we talk about body shame we talk about it in the context ... [ more ]

Often when we talk about body shame we talk about it in the context of food, eating, body image, ... [ more ]

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FFFF: Dove Real Beauty Parody

This parody video from Above Average Productions does a great job highlighting how annoying, condescending and counter-productive those Dove Real Beauty ads are. Starring Emily ... [ more ]

This parody video from Above Average Productions does a great job highlighting how annoying, ... [ more ]

This parody video from Above Average Productions does a great job highlighting how annoying, condescending and counter-productive those Dove ... [ more ]

When it it ok to ask a woman if she's pregnant?

I’m Not Pregnant; I Just Ate a Big Brunch (and it’s none of your business)

by Jessica Critcher Allow me to set the scene: It’s springtime in Boston. I have just taken my mother-in-law to brunch at Ferrara’s on ... [ more ]

by Jessica Critcher Allow me to set the scene: It’s springtime in Boston. I ... [ more ]

by Jessica Critcher Allow me to set the scene: It’s springtime in Boston. I have just taken my mother-in-law ... [ more ]

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Eating Disorders Affect Asian Women Too

by Sasha Fierce This past week, numerous countries around the world, including Canada, the United States, and the United Kingdom, took part in the ... [ more ]

by Sasha Fierce This past week, numerous countries around the world, including Canada, the ... [ more ]

by Sasha Fierce This past week, numerous countries around the world, including Canada, the United States, and the United ... [ more ]