Posts Tagged ‘body image’

“Huge” Brings Fat Acceptance, Stereotyping to ABC

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Alyssa Rosenberg points to the trailer for the latest project starring Hairspray's Nikki Blonsky. It's called "Huge," and it appears to be a story about triumphing-against-fat-camp-and-learning-to-love-your-body. Like Rosenberg, I'm all for tackling body image issues among teens head-on, but given that the trailer alone features a. obsessive dieting by the popular girl, b. as Rosenberg [...]

Female Orgasms, Skinny Girls, and Feminist Cognitive Dissonance

Lately, I've written a bit on how feminist women are forced to engage in some cognitive dissonance in order to satisfy two conflicting parts of ourselves: The part that wants to dismantle the patriarchy, and the part that must live in it. This weekend, I read pieces by two feminist writers that shed some light [...]

Having A Butt Won’t Change Your Life

As someone who has always had an ass that's slightly out of proportion with the rest of her body, I was interested to hear about the benefits that ass-enhancing undergarment "Booty Pop" was selling. Indulge me, Booty Pop. List the virtues of my fat ass:
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Apparently, by having a butt, I reap a variety of benefits. [...]

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