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Diary Of A Former Fat Girl: Sex And The Scale

Tucks of skin trickled out from a pink, tropical bikini top. My half-naked body glared back at me from the unforgiving gleam of a fitting room mirror as I modeled…

YourTango.com | October 31, 2009 - 12:30 pm

Women Are Evolving To Be Shorter, Fatter And Healthier

Often when people find out how short I am, they say, “Only a few inches away from being a midget.” Hardy, har, har. Instead of thinking about mashing their face…

Nikki Dowling | October 22, 2009 - 7:30 pm

Fox And Burger King Apologize For Ad Mocking Jessica Simpson’s Weight

Jessica Simpson really hasn’t had a great year. First, Tony Romo dumped her the day before her Barbie and Ken-themed birthday party, and then she witnessed a coyote

Annika Harris | October 15, 2009 - 1:50 pm

Would You Marry A Man Who Is Morbidly Obese?

Yesterday, I came across a wedding story in the Washington Post that caught my eye: “In the End It’s a Fairy Tale.” Who doesn’t like a happy ending? It was…

Susannah Breslin | October 5, 2009 - 11:30 am

The Scale Is Now Your Friend—A Big, Fuzzy Pink One

We try to stay away from scales (happiness is not a number, people), but this one caught our attention. Um, as if blindingly bright magenta shag couldn’t. Meet the Plush…

Leonora Epstein | September 30, 2009 - 4:30 pm

Is It Dangerous to Have a Skinny Fat Mindset?

In her Newsweek blog “Confessions of a Skinny Fat Person: Let the Fat Wars Begin,” Kate Dailey reveals her annoying skinny fat mindset about weight and its relationship to health.

Ami Angelowicz | August 27, 2009 - 2:49 pm

New Favorite Blog: Skinny Girls, Big Sandwiches

In our weight-and-beauty-obsessed culture, there’s something almost fetishized and taboo about an image of a skinny girl eating a big, honking burger. That’s why I’m oddly obsessed with a new…

Ami Angelowicz | August 5, 2009 - 12:00 pm

“Mad Men” Producers Tells January Jones To Gain Weight

Oh, to be in the cast of “Mad Men,” hanging around Don Draper, sporting gorgeous, well-made clothing, and gracing the only program on television where the actresses are encouraged to…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | July 29, 2009 - 7:20 pm

Is Height The New Weight?

Lately we’ve been talking a lot about height. Ali has written two pieces in the last few days, about how to amplify your height (if you’re on the shorter side)

Amelia McDonell-Parry | July 1, 2009 - 3:00 pm

Quote Of The Day: Sarah Silverman Won’t Make Fat Jokes

“I don’t like fat jokes about women. Men can take it because we live in a society where fat men still deserve love, still can be respected. Fat women are…

Jessica Wakeman | July 1, 2009 - 2:50 pm

Doing The Math: What’s The Deal With Weight?

Two recent studies, a Canadian one and a Japanese one, have found that slightly overweight people live longer than healthy weight folks. The two separate groups of researchers said they…

Annika Harris | June 24, 2009 - 6:20 pm

Is Jessica Simpson The Best Person To Lead A Conversation About Unrealistic Beauty Standards?

When I heard a few months ago that pop star Jessica Simpson was considering a reality TV show about “real beauty,” I was thrilled. Finally! A celeb who sought to…

Jessica Wakeman | June 23, 2009 - 2:00 pm
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