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What Message Does Weight-Loss TV Send?

November 4, 2010


This article, “What Message Does Weight-Loss TV Send To Teens?” by Camilla Nord, addresses how weight-loss TV and other weight-obsessed media affects teen self-esteem, but I think the ideas presented in this article apply to all of us! Here’s just a little snippet: Healthy weight is good; unhealthy weight loss is not. This is a […]

Body-Image issues for men

November 4, 2010


While my focus in this blog and in my career in general has always been womens’ self-esteem and body image issues, that is not because I have ever believed that men do not have body-image issues as well. Quite the contrary! An article posted today, “Not for women only: Men join the battle of the bulge” […]

WTF, Marie Claire? Stop Size-ism in the Media!

November 2, 2010


The internet is buzzing about Maura Kelly’s recent blog entry for Marie Claire entitled, “Should ‘Fatties’ Get a Room? (Even on TV?).” There is an uproar on Twitter (#unfollowmarieclaire) and Facebook, and the magazine has received approximately 28,000 email responses to the post. Kelly is “excited and moved by their responses,” which means she really doesn’t […]