Tag Archives: Body Image

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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There is no right way to hate your body

TweetThis weekend, I had the great honour of speaking on a panel with the incredible Hanne Blank and the estimable Therese Shechter. We were there – at Momentum – to talk about sex and body image online, and our panel was what Hanne called a confetti conversation: we threw a bunch of bright and diverse [...]
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Is Facebook enabling eating disorders?

TweetA new survey has found that Facebook might be enabling eating disordered thinking and behaviour. The survey, conducted by The Center for Eating Disorders at Sheppard Pratt in Baltimore, suggests that the omnipresent and seemingly omnipotent social media site “is influencing body image and hyper-awareness of body size.” The CED surveyed 600 Facebook users between [...]
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Why YOU are beautiful, full stop.

Originally posted in Community Blog

TweetOriginally posted on jocelynthemaster.blogspot.com. So here’s the thing. This picture that’s been circulating around Facebook… …is BULLSHIT. I know that not everyone who has posted this has been all “OMG THIS IS SO EFFING TRUE LOVE YOUR BODY <33333333″ and that many people have used it as a jumping-off point for more critical discussion about [...]
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Wednesday Weigh-In: Pubic Hair Edition

TweetAccording to the Atlantic, it’s time for another trend piece about pubic hair grooming habits. There’s some interesting history there, although its conclusion–that some young women, especially white college students, are waxing it all off these days–is probably pretty obvious to most real young people. It should also be noted that the answer to that [...]
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