Posts tagged "fat"

No, I’m Not Pregnant—That’s Just A Muffin Top

One summer during college when I worked at coffee shop, a man with special needs—I think he had Down’s Syndrome—used to come up by the cash register and chat with…

Jessica Wakeman | October 13, 2009 - 5:40 pm

Turn Your Butt Into Boobs With Crazy New Plastic Surgery

Plastic surgeons have reached a truly DIY medical breakthrough in Britain: cutting fat from a woman’s thighs and tummy and pasting it on her titties. Ladies who allow surgeons to…

Jessica Wakeman | September 14, 2009 - 7:10 pm

Lawsuit Mom Says Bullying Led To Girl’s Eating Disorder

A Pennsylvania mother is suing her daughter’s school system because she said classroom bullying caused her daughter to develop anorexia.

The lawsuit alleged that in 6th grade, three…

Jessica Wakeman | August 20, 2009 - 2:20 pm

“Save The Whales” PETA Billboard Tells Women “Lose The Blubber: Go Vegetarian”

A PETA billboard in Jacksonville, FL, calls larger women “whales” and urges them to “lose the blubber” by going vegetarian.

PETA’s press release on the billboard says “going…

Jessica Wakeman | August 17, 2009 - 1:50 pm

Are We Heading For A Size War?

Really, people? We’re still talking about Surgeon General Regina Benjamin’s weight? This week, Michael Karolchyk, the owner of a gym, appeared on FOX News to voice his opinion…

Kate Torgovnick/ | July 23, 2009 - 11:00 am

Should Letting Your Kid Get Really Fat Be A Felony?

A South Carolina woman is being charged today with criminal neglect, a felony that could land her up to ten years in the slammer. Why? Because her 14-year-old…

Nikki Dowling | July 22, 2009 - 4:00 pm

Is It Wrong To Call Your Toddler “Chubby Chubs” And “Greedy Guts”?

Fuzzy Wuzzy was a bear.
Fuzzy Wuzzy had no hair.
Fuzzy Wuzzy wasn’t fuzzy…was he?

Why can I still recite this nursery rhyme by heart even though I’m 25-years-old…

Jessica Wakeman | June 17, 2009 - 4:50 pm

Should Beth Ditto Be Considered A Fashion Icon?

In many ways, the Gossip lead singer Beth Ditto is simply the s**t. She’s a big, bad ass lesbian who’s got to be more comfortable with her body than pretty…

Lily Q | June 12, 2009 - 6:00 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

Food For Thought: New Food Reality Show Wants To Shame Americans

“American Idol” host Ryan Seacrest and British chef Jamie Oliver have announced they’re teaming up for a big challenge. In their upcoming reality show that’s expected to hit the airwaves…

Simcha | May 15, 2009 - 12:30 pm

Will Brown Fat Make You Thin? Yes! Sort of.

Finally, a weight loss strategy that requires me to do absolutely nothing! From now on, your fat will make you thin. According to three papers published today in the New

Deborah Stein | April 10, 2009 - 12:00 pm

Poll: Would You Rather Be Called A Slut Or Fat?

Our society has a lot of thoughts about what women should be, and many of these ideas have to do with weight and promiscuity. The ideal is that a woman…

Catherine Strawn | March 13, 2009 - 2:15 pm

Slideshow: The Frisky’s Favorite Plus Sized Pin Ups

Big girl bombshell Beth Ditto has already made us swoon with her songs and her sass, but now she’s going to conquer a business that has typically seemed a little…

Simcha | January 29, 2009 - 5:12 am

Frisky Rant: I’m Fat, So?!

I’m fat. I have gigantic ta-tas and a fat ass(et). While I didn’t always see it as such (high school was rough), as an adult, having all those extra mouthfuls…

Simcha | January 7, 2009 - 9:00 pm

Japanese Do Diets Right

I hate diets. While Americans spend billions of dollars a year making themselves miserable trying to loose some extra weight, I eat cake, wear bikinis that clearly show my stretch…

Simcha | June 11, 2008 - 6:30 pm

Bigger Would Be Better On America’s Next Top Model

We have some news for Tyra Banks — a size eight dress isn’t plus size and America’s Next Top Model winner Whitney Thompson ain’t no fat girl charity case. The…

Simcha | May 19, 2008 - 7:30 pm

Fit For A Queen

There’s a new queen in England, and she’s got more poise than Her Majesty and more cleavage than Elton John. It’s 17-year-old, size 16 beauty queen Chloe Marshall! She’ll be…

Simcha | April 2, 2008 - 5:00 pm

Pregnant Lisa Marie Faces “Fat Elvis”-Esque Criticism

When you’re Elvis’ daughter, fried peanut butter and banana sandwiches are in your genes, but such a tasty lineage means that you’re, unfortunately, going to be made fun for the…

Simcha | March 5, 2008 - 5:15 pm

Delicious $3 Abortion Makes You Fat

Earlier this week, the American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology reported that two cups of coffee a day prevents pregnancy and doubles the risk of miscarriages for pregnant women thereby…

Simcha | January 25, 2008 - 1:00 pm
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