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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 counterattack. Oy vey. Sometimes, in the world of conversations about body image, it seems like heavy women get pitted against thin women. There are a…

By: Kate Fridkis / February 21, 2013

Mirror, Mirror: The Photo Is Lying

I was looking seriously cute. My hair was behaving commendably, my face did not have anything obviously wrong with it, my belt was making my waist look seductive, and my new boots gave me a taller, lither look than I’m accustom to. Even my little boobs were cheerful and holding form in my bra, rather…

By: Kate Fridkis / January 3, 2013