WE CAN ALL GO HOME NOW EVERYTHING IS FIXED. More
While we are all fully aware that photoshop can completely change how people look, often for the worst, it’s not the only culprit in warping our collective body image. More
People “choose” to be skinny all the time. At least we’re supposed to think they can. You can’t really watch television without an advertisement enthusiastically telling you that you can make better choices and choose to be thin! And many people, especially women, buy into that. That’s probably because they receive a tremendous amount of societal pressure to be skinny. So what happens if you just decide that you’re going to choose to be obese? More
With all eyes on Arrested Development on this week’s Internet, Portia de Rossi has garnered a fair amount of chatter, owing mostly to how different her character, Lindsay Bluth-Funke, looks in the new season. And into every discussion of lightened eyebrows, bad wigs and possible plastic surgery, someone inevitably unfavorably mentions her size. More
When I first moved to New York City, it was around the time of the Clinton and Monica Lewisnsky scandal. I had short, dark layered hair and was considerably… voluptuous. More
Kendall Jenner said in the April issue of Harper’s Bazaar that her body is often criticized for being “too thin.” More
Apparently, in the 1920′s people were just eating chicken kiev until 8 in the morning. More
Why is Mayor of Newark Cory Booker on a diet? More
It is the obsession of Tumblrs and Twitters and blogs everywhere: the thigh gap, that elusive couple of inches between the upper thighs that most models possess and, apparently, much of the public wants to attain. More
If you are a woman society deems overweight, they also think you are probably a criminal. Why? Because your excess body weight gives you the energy to be a jewel thief that many of us lack? I don’t know. It’s pretty crazy. More
Why do women all seem to hate Keira Knightley? No, really, I know you do. I’m curious about why, though. Because personally, I like her quite a lot. More
The Telegraph wants to remind you, once again, that your fat friends are making you fat. They report:
In 2007, a study of more than 12,000 people by the Harvard Medical School and the University of California found those with obese friends or siblings were at a greater risk of becoming overweight.
It reported that an obese person’s friends were 57 per cent more likely to put on weight alongside them than those surrounded by slimmer people.
The takeaway from these studies always seems to be “ditch your fat friends, shun them, surround yourself only with models? Why? BECAUSE THEY ARE CONSPIRING TO MAKE YOU FAT. I’ve thought about a few ways they might be doing this: More
Because they’re not the same thing. More