Tag Archives: Body Image

Guest post: My old friend Ana

Tweet**Trigger warning** This is a guest post from an anonymous Feministing reader. You could say I’m a words person. Communications, in all forms, is what I’m good at, it’s what I gravitate towards. I’ll do the crossword puzzle over the Sudoku. Words to me are pieces to play with, tell stories with, pitch clients with. [...]
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Weekly Feminist Reader

Tweet Princeton alum tells female students to hurry up and find a husband already. Sandberg, Slaughter, et al. are advocating for a new feminism devoid of social justice. In memory of Pastor Henry Enuta. Duh: pre-viability abortions bans are unconstitutional. Feminists don’t hate men–they just hate you, MRA dude. Conservative justices thought this year was their last [...]
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Teen boys also risking their health in pursuit of unattainable bodies

TweetGreat, so that basically makes all of us, right? The New York Times reports: “There has been a striking change in attitudes toward male body image in the last 30 years,” said Dr. Harrison Pope, a psychiatry professor at Harvard who studies bodybuilding culture and was not involved in the study. The portrayal of men [...]
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The Wednesday Weigh-in: Lady Gaga’s Body Revolution Edition

TweetAfter the media erupted with the usual bullshit over photos that seemed to show the pop star looking chubbier than usual, Lady Gaga launched a new project on her site called Body Revolution and posted photos of herself in her underwear with the caption, “Bulimia and anorexia since I was 15.” Gaga encouraged her Little [...]
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Vagina, by any other name.

Tweet When you opt to chronicle the cultural and scientific life of the vagina, surely, your finger is on the zeitgeist. Naomi Wolf’s new book, Vagina: A New Biography,  released today has already introduced us to some interesting reviews. Here’s Zoe Heller’s take: … Wolf’s belief that the vagina is integral to a woman’s sense [...]
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