It’s hard to grow up in the world that we live in and not have body image issues. No matter what you look like, you undoubtedly have been exposed to advertising or messaging that tells you there's something wrong with the way you look. From “detox” teas to “anti-aging” skincare products to shapewear, someone somewhere is constantly telling us that there is something we need to … [Read more...]
This article was originally published on EverydayFeminsim.com and is republished with permission. I wasn’t born fat. I came into fatness as a teenager. This was in part because of medication that increased my water retention drastically and in part because puberty gave me huge breasts, with a belly and thighs to match. And I was lucky, in some ways. My mother was also fat, and … [Read more...]
There has been a lot of social media buzz around a recent Heineken ad. People with diverging viewpoints offered to stay and discuss calmly their differences over a beer. The message is simple: society is divided because we’re not willing to talk over our differences. The solution is to create opportunities to do so. There is no sense of the emotional hardships … [Read more...]
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