Posts tagged "overweight"

Teen Girl Kicked Out Of Oregon Store On Her Birthday For Being “Too Big To Shop Here”

Shelby Buster was celebrating her birthday the way many 14-year-olds do — by taking a trip to the local mall in her hometown of Eugene, Oregon. She and a friend popped into a store called Rue 21 where Buster was planning to buy some perfume with her birthday money when she was approached by a…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger / September 4, 2013

An Open Letter To The Fat Girl

Dear Fat Girl,

Last week, I saw an overweight news anchor respond to a bully with such power and confidence that it made me cry. It also made me want to write about my own experience of being a fat girl. I almost wrote this letter to my younger self: a deeply sad,…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger / October 9, 2012

Overweight Moms Underestimate Child’s Weight

New research suggests that a mother’s ability to determine whether her child is overweight and at risk for physical health problems depends on her own weight. Overweight mothers seem to have a tendency of underestimating their child’s weight, according to the findings of Dr. Petra Warschburger and Katja Kroller of the University of Potsdam i…

Annika Harris / July 1, 2009

Overweight Women Hit A Glass Ceiling, Overweight Men Get Promoted

A larger waistline may enhance a man’s chance of being promoted in the U.S., whereas overweight women have little prospects of being promoted, according to a study published recently. Researchers found that only 5 percent of male and female bosses at 1,000 leading companies in the U.S. were considered obese — an average of 36…

Annika Harris / April 10, 2009

The Daily Squeeze: Uggs For Men, Britney’s Album, And Gardasil

Ugg boots are trying to invade the male market. The ones pictured do look quite manly, don’t they? [MarieClaire.co.uk]
The track listing for Britney Spears’ upcoming album Circus is out.There’s a song called “Lace and Leather.” The only combination better than lace and leather is peanut butter and jelly. [E Online]…

Catherine Strawn / November 3, 2008

Quickies!: How To Hump A Vampire

We really want to screw Bill Compton from “True Blood,” so we’re going to pay a lot of attention to these tips for having sex with a vampire. [Daily Bedpost]
We’re going to highlight some photos of readers in their Halloween costumes, so send yours to tips@thefrisky.com. [The Frisky]…

Annika Harris / October 31, 2008

Friday Quickies!

There’s a website devoted to talking about your overweight spouse. [Tango]
Do you prefer a guy who’s OCD about keeping his apartment clean or who gets dressed by picking up a shirt off the floor? [DearSugar]
Have you taken nudie pics of yourself? We haven’t…yet. [Daily Bedpost]
OMG, caffeinated cookie recipe. [College Candy]
How to…

The Frisky / May 30, 2008