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Media Messages About Fat Bodies Do More Damage Than Good When It Comes To Health & Body Image

Media Messages About Fat Bodies Do More Damage Than Good When It Comes To Health & Body Image

By Liz Greene I remember with startling clarity the first time I realized I was fat. The summer camp I attended was big on encouraging kids to forge a lifelong […]

April 11, 2017 ×
An Important Message In The Body Positive Mov’t: “Fat” Doesn’t Necessarily Mean “Unhealthy”

An Important Message In The Body Positive Mov’t: “Fat” Doesn’t Necessarily Mean “Unhealthy”

We love the body positive movement! There are so many conversations that have been started regarding perceptions around body ideals, and despite the many divisive opinions, the fact that it […]

May 18, 2016 ×
The Best Responses To The Project Harpoon Facebook Page & That “Fat-Shaming” Viral Video

The Best Responses To The Project Harpoon Facebook Page & That “Fat-Shaming” Viral Video

If you have been spending any time on the internet over the past few weeks, you may have come across two viral stories related to body image. The first was […]

September 15, 2015 ×
Brazilian Photographer’s ‘Empowering Me’ Series Takes Fat-Shaming Out Of The Plus Size Conversation

Brazilian Photographer’s ‘Empowering Me’ Series Takes Fat-Shaming Out Of The Plus Size Conversation

Body image and health are very important to everyone, not just women. But it is women who are primarily targeting in the advertising, fashion and wellness industries so it’s no […]

August 20, 2015 ×
The TED Talk From A Burlesque Performer On Body Image That You NEED To Watch

The TED Talk From A Burlesque Performer On Body Image That You NEED To Watch

If there was such a thing as TED Talk University where you pick your major and watch the most incredible people from around the globe share 20-minute long nuggets of […]

April 30, 2015 ×
Dear Society, Fat Is NOT A Feeling. Let’s Flip The Script On This Issue

Dear Society, Fat Is NOT A Feeling. Let’s Flip The Script On This Issue

Since there’s no such thing as feeling fat, it only makes sense there was a petition to get rid of this particular emoticon from Facebook’s status update options. Wait, you […]

March 20, 2015 ×
Youtube Star Whitney Thore: “Fat Is Such A Dirty Word In Our Society”

Youtube Star Whitney Thore: “Fat Is Such A Dirty Word In Our Society”

Here’s a truth bomb that Youtube sensation turned reality star Whitney Thore recently dropped live on national TV: “Even if you’re not fat, you’ll probably never be thin enough to […]

January 23, 2015 ×
Two Body Image Hashtags You NEED To Know About

Two Body Image Hashtags You NEED To Know About

If you are a woman who has struggled with body image issues, which is now compounded by the excessive use of selfies on social media, then you know what a […]

August 14, 2014 ×
Why Is A Fat Girl On The Internet Such A Big Deal Anyway?

Why Is A Fat Girl On The Internet Such A Big Deal Anyway?

Why is it, when a woman who is between a size double-zero and size 6 posts a photo or video online, the collective interwebs gushingly declares their love for their […]

May 27, 2014 ×
Gabourey Sidibe: “I Choose To Live My Life Without Hiding My Body In Shame”

Gabourey Sidibe: “I Choose To Live My Life Without Hiding My Body In Shame”

To all the body shamers, body bullies and haters, this is for you. To all the women and girls out there who struggling with a crippling form of insecurity about […]

May 6, 2014 ×
Discrimination Is Unacceptable…Except If You’re Fat

Discrimination Is Unacceptable…Except If You’re Fat

If someone used a prejudicial slur against you, there’s a good chance you’d be highly offended and either retaliate, or expect those around you to stick up for you. But […]

May 2, 2014 ×
Christie Brinkley Says She Was Successful Because She Wasn’t Skinny

Christie Brinkley Says She Was Successful Because She Wasn’t Skinny

Supermodel Christie Brinkley may not be seen in her swimsuit in the cover of magazines anymore, but she sure does still spend her days being super! The 60 year old […]

April 24, 2014 ×