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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…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | September 4, 2013 - 9:40 am

Mirror, Mirror: Being Thin Doesn’t Spare You From Body Snarking

When I was a chubby nine-year-old, I worked up the nerve to ask my crush to “go out” with me. Well, I didn’t ask him. I sent of my friends…

Ami Angelowicz | August 27, 2013 - 12:00 pm

Those Before/After Fitness Pictures Are A Big, Fat Lie

You might have already expected as much, but those before/after picture for the supplements that claim to help you drop 30 pounds in 30 days or give you an overnight…

Ami Angelowicz | August 23, 2013 - 3:30 pm

Absolutely Not: Weight-Loss Tapeworms Can’t Become A Thing

I think we can all agree that the society’s issues with weight and body image have reached rock, rock, rock bottom when women are purposefully ingesting tapeworms to shed pounds.

Ami Angelowicz | August 20, 2013 - 3:30 pm

Frisky By The Numbers: Women Are Wasting A Lot Of Time Obsessing About Weight

According to a new survey, the average woman still spends an obscene amount of time obsessing about calories and worrying about her weight. Over the course of a 67-year lifespan,…

Ami Angelowicz | June 28, 2013 - 9:00 am

True Story: My Body’s Nobody’s Business But My Own

This weekend I was riding the A train, as I do nearly every day, and I received the first stranger comment about my weight in a long time. He had…

Bevin Branlandingham | June 26, 2013 - 2:00 pm

Feminists Have Food And Body Image Issues, Too: 5 Ways To Get Over The Shame

I was a full-blown feminist by the time I started college. I also had a full-blown eating disorder. As a teen I marched on Washington for women’s rights. I put…

Claire Mysko | June 25, 2013 - 1:00 pm

Overweight Girl Dating Thin Guy Says She’s The Victim Of Constant Cruel Attacks

Let’s face it, we all occasionally judge couples we see on the street. Things quickly pop into your brain, like a running narrative. Oh, they’re cute. Eck, get a room!

The Stir | June 23, 2013 - 1:30 pm

Mirror, Mirror: Permission To Eat

I eat my secret cookies in the middle of the night. There is something clandestine, furtive about my stealthy trip to the kitchen, long after the world has gone to…

Kate Fridkis | June 20, 2013 - 2:00 pm

Obesity Is Now Recognized As A “Disease” By The American Medical Association

Lesley Kinzel from xoJane on how the American Medical Association classified obesity as a “disease” yesterday, but that really doesn’t mean a whole lot in a society with such…

Jessica Wakeman | June 19, 2013 - 7:30 pm

Busy Phillips: Body Image Is “The Last Frontier Of Feminism”

“I was asked to lose weight by a network for a TV pilot. The conversation happens because you get a job and your agent or manager calls and they say,…

Jessica Wakeman | June 6, 2013 - 9:40 am

Girl Talk: On Being Called “Tiny”

Sitting in the sports medicine clinic’s waiting room, I poked at my knee and winced, hoping that the doctor would be able to fix my troubled joints so I could…

Sara Tatelman | June 3, 2013 - 1:00 pm
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