body image - Page 16

Girl Talk: Confessions Of A Thin-Privileged Fat Activist

Once upon a time — before URLs, handles, likes and shares — I put some good old-fashioned postage stamps inside an envelope and sent away for a zine (made of…

Claire Mysko | April 5, 2013 - 12:00 pm

Mirror, Mirror: Touch My Belly, Please

“Can I touch your belly?” my friend squealed, rushing towards it, hands outstretched.

Then she stopped in her tracks. “I mean,” she said, suddenly bashful, “only if it’s…

Kate Fridkis | April 4, 2013 - 12:00 pm

Mirror, Mirror: Sometimes I Like When Guys Compliment Me On The Street

Sometimes I’m walking outside and a guy I don’t know calls out a compliment. Sometimes I like it. I smile for a second and go on with my day. And…

Kate Fridkis | March 21, 2013 - 1:00 pm

True Story: A Feminist Joins Weight Watchers

I used to feel like I was lucky for having zero body image issues. Those insecurities completely surpassed me well into adulthood, because up until about around age 25, I…

Jessica Wakeman | March 18, 2013 - 1:00 pm

Controversy! Swedish Store Opts For Curvy Mannequins, World Implodes

A Swedish department store is at the center of a maelstrom of controversy after it used larger mannequins in its in-store displays. Spotted in a Swedish H&M, the move was…

Julie Gerstein | March 15, 2013 - 1:40 pm

Mirror, Mirror: On Pregnancy And Body Image

I am 19 weeks pregnant. In pregnancy, everything is measured in weeks, and I keep wanting to wish my fetus a happy beginning-of-the-next-week birthday. Because we made it this far…

Kate Fridkis | March 7, 2013 - 12:00 pm

Comedian Adam Hills Tells Joan Rivers “F**k You!” Over Adele Fat Jokes

It’s not often that a dude comedian stands up for a woman who’s getting fat shamed — and be funny about it! So a big high five, or whatever it is…

Jessica Wakeman | March 4, 2013 - 12:20 pm

First Time For Everything: I Went To An Orgy

When friend had mentioned she’d been to sex parties, I knew I wanted to go, too. Could she bring me along next time, if it wouldn’t be too weird? As…

Jessica Wakeman | February 21, 2013 - 1:00 pm

Mirror, Mirror: Thin Women Are Part Of The Body Image Conversation, Too

People like to make things into battles, with two opposing sides. You know, like in the Mommy Wars where breastfeeding is a battle cry and formula feeding is a ferocious…

Kate Fridkis | February 21, 2013 - 12:00 pm

7 Ways To Be A Good Ally To Your Fat Lover

I’ve been asked by people on different ends of the fat lover spectrum about advice being a good ally. From the “My lover doesn’t see how beautiful she is and…

Bevin Branlandingham | February 20, 2013 - 1:00 pm

Hitched: I Didn’t Try To Lose Weight For My Wedding

People on the internet have been telling me I’m fat for at least a decade — since whenever the first full-body photograph of me appeared on a blog author page.

Andrea Grimes | February 20, 2013 - 12:00 pm

Kelly Wearstler Divulges Extreme Diet In Pages Of “Bon Appetit”

Kelly Wearstler is a design goddess. Her interiors include hip hotels from around the world and homes of the rich and famous. In recent years, Wearstler has expanded into designing…

Jessica Wakeman | February 12, 2013 - 4:00 pm
1 ... 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 ... 34