Today’s Lady News: Coco Rocha Once Told The “Anorexic” Look Was “In”

  • Coco Rocha spoke at an event for the CFDA Health Initiative about the weight pressures put on young models and shared a harrowing story from her younger days. “I was told, ‘The look this year is anorexic. We don’t want you to be anorexic, just look it,'” Rocha recalled. “This message was especially troubling given the fact that I was only 15.” [NYMag.com]
  • How women will be adversely affected by recession recovery. [The Atlantic Monthly]
  • All the female stereotypes you can expect from the movie “New Year’s Eve.” [The Gloss]
  • The UK’s Royal Navy will allow women to serve on submarines beginning in 2013. Women in the American military were only allowed to serve on submarines beginning this year. [Guardian UK]
  • Why immigration is a feminist issue. [The Nation]
  • Why we need to stop bemoaning “the end of men.” [Forbes]
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