Posts tagged "body image"

Self-Loathing Is No Fun To Read About

The Guardian’s Hadley Freeman wrote an article this week about a new phenomenon she calls “female confessional journalism.” In her opinion, this new genre of writing involves female authors who…

Anonymous | July 3, 2009 - 11:00 am

Yo-Yo Dieting Isn’t A Career

I have no idea how much my own weight has fluctuated in the past couple of years, but I can tell you all about Kirstie Alley’s rides on the bathroom…

Jessica Wakeman | June 1, 2009 - 1:30 pm

Jessica Simpson Gives Reality TV A Second Shot. But Why?

Jessica Simpson made headlines with her MTV reality show “Newlyweds,” especially after her famous Chicken of the Sea line. The show ended, as did Nick and Jess’ marriage. That’s why…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | May 27, 2009 - 6:00 pm

A Request To Celebs: Shut Up About Your Bodies, Already

A few days ago, Miley Cyrus tweeted: “i jiggled my thighs and they shook on their own for 3 mississipis [sic] no more late night lucky charms.” Not only can’t…

Catherine Strawn | May 19, 2009 - 6:30 pm

Lessons From The Fat-O-Sphere, By Kate Harding And Marianne Kirby

Oh, no! We forgot to celebrate our new favorite holiday, International No Diet Day, on May 6th!

But it’s cool. We can still score some body-image karma by…

Jessica Wakeman | May 16, 2009 - 6:00 pm

Kate Winslet Is Intent On Controlling Her Body Image

Kate Winslet is suing the Daily Mail over comments the paper printed about her exercise regime. This isn’t the first time she’s sued a publication about statements regarding her body…

Catherine Strawn | May 15, 2009 - 3:00 pm

Women’s Magazines: Who’s Evolving, Us Or Them?

Women’s History Month should feel different this 2009. We’re living in an epicenter of change and progression. We have powerhouses Nancy Pelosi and Hilary Clinton sitting high in the White… | March 10, 2009 - 3:00 pm

Do Skinny Women Really Have More Sex?

Listen, I don’t know where they get this “research” or who they’re asking, but according to a new study, women who are a size four have sex more often than…

Simcha | January 14, 2009 - 9:00 pm

Happy Women Have Curves

If one of your New Year’s resolutions is to lose weight and drop a dress size or two, you may want to reconsider. In a recent poll in the UK…

Wendy Atterberry | December 30, 2008 - 12:30 pm

Girl Talk: Why I Had Breast Reduction Surgery

My birth control is ruining my figure. It’s not so much the extra pounds the Pill has added to my frame — seven pounds, if we’re counting — it’s the…

Wendy Atterberry | December 13, 2008 - 5:30 pm

Quickies!: Salma Hayek’s Latest Role Is Playing A Cow

Salma Hayek is addicted to breastfeeding. We bet that will all change when Valentina’s teeth start coming in. Or will it? [Perez Hilton]
Dwight Eubanks should adopt NeNe Leakes from…

Annika Harris | November 12, 2008 - 9:00 pm

Thoughts From Guys On Our IM: Men Have Body Image Issues Too

We all have insecurities don’t we? When I was a teenager, I was hit with a triple dose of the fuglies, getting glasses, braces, and a raging case of acne…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | September 24, 2008 - 4:30 pm
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