Sunday, October 25, 2020

Gemma Gets A Real Job: Yale-bound?

February 16, 2010 by  
Filed under Body Image

Model Gemma Ward has been missing from the runways and a recent Page Six Magazine article takes a look at many sides of the story, although neither Ward or her agency IMG would comment. She remains listed on IMG’s website, but she hasn’t worked in two years. Ward broke into modeling at age 14, eight […]

I am a Fat-o-sphere Refugee

February 16, 2010 by  
Filed under Fat Acceptance

Today we welcome our very first GUY as a guest poster, I never thought I’d see the day! Shannon from Atchka reached out to me around the same time as The Zaftig Chicks, and he told me of a new feed he was setting up to support bloggers who considered themselves part of the Fat […]

The keyword in “Health at Every Size” is health.

February 12, 2010 by  
Filed under HAES

This guest post is from Bianca from the Zaftig Chicks. – mamaV —- I was diagnosed Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) in my late 20s. Basically PCOS causes infertility, obesity, excess body hair, and acne. It has also caused me to develop insulin resistance. You can read more about PCOS here. Because of this I have […]

How Being Fat Affects My Health

February 12, 2010 by  
Filed under Obesity

This guest post is from Sylvia from the Zaftig Chicks, a pair that recently went AWOL on the Fat Acceptance Movement. I am curious to hear the reaction from the WATRD community on this one, since the focus is not on the weight, but on the pain she is in. – mamaV —— I’ve mentioned […]

Love Your Flawz

February 9, 2010 by  
Filed under Self Esteem

This 5-minute video is absolutely worth a peek at for its creativity and powerful message about loving yourself as you are, flaws and all.

Diesel “Be Stupid” Campaign Screams; C’mon Girls Show Us Your !#%@$!

February 4, 2010 by  
Filed under Body Image

Now that I am done hyperventilating over this situation, I think I am in a half way reasonable state of mind to write this post about the Diesel Be Stupid ad campaign, sent to me by the mother of a 14-year-old daughter who was subject to this ad from Nylon Magazine. And we wonder why kids are […]

Friday is National Wear Red Day!

February 4, 2010 by  
Filed under Activism

You might recall a few weeks ago I did a post about American Heart Month.

When are we going to start trusting girls?

February 2, 2010 by  
Filed under Body Image

From Reuters: Almost nine in 10 American teenage girls say they feel pressured by the fashion and media industries to be skinny and that an unrealistic, unattainable image of beauty has been created, a poll showed on Monday. The online survey of 1,000 girls aged between 13 and 17 for the Girl Scouts of the […]

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