Tag Archives: body acceptance

Lady Gaga’s twitter confession: she eats salad when she wants cheeseburgers

Tweet Lady Gaga’s tweet about exercise and diet has turned some heads and with good reason. Not only is she perpetuating unhealthy ideas about health and exercise, but for someone committed to fighting for the underdog–you would think she would be sensitive about making casual mention of not eating enough. And as a role model, you would [...]
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Ashley Judd nails patriarchy

TweetHer analysis may fall short when it comes to hip hop, but Ashley Judd just nailed an important part of how patriarchy functions. This comes from a column at The Daily Beast in which Judd responds to criticism of her apparently “puffy” appearance. Judd calls out the way the attacks come from women as well [...]
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“This ad really spoke to me, in that it featured a talking vagina”

TweetLast night, Stephen Colbert took on the racist and douchey (literally!) Summer’s Eve commercials that we wrote about last week. It is, predictably, five minutes and forty-six seconds of pure gold. To quote Colbert, what you are about to see, you cannot un-see. And you will probably want to re-see it multiple times, because it [...]
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Vicious cycles: mothers, daughters, eating disorders

TweetOver the weekend, this postcard was posted at PostSecret. For those of you who aren’t familiar with PostSecret, it’s a long-running crowd sourced art project in which people put their secrets on postcards and mail them in. Pretty simple concept, really powerful results. This card, which I have to assume was created by a woman, [...]
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Nutritionist to the Stars on Assumption Overload

Originally posted in Community Blog

TweetOz Garcia has an article on Huffington Post this morning titled “Normal Weight: Our Definition Is Shifting.” Oz Garcia, makes me want to bash my head into a wall. He may be the “Nutritionist to the Stars,” but he is using his platform to hurt people, not help them. The study uncovered an interesting trend: [...]
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