Sunday, September 25, 2016

#MakeItFair Interview With #RealDeal

Robyn Hussa Farrell, Editor of #RealDeal, interviews Nadia Quinn and Patricia Noonan, two of the Founders of the #MakeItFair campaign shedding awareness and light on gender inequality in the entertainment industry.  Check out their interview about our #WhatIsBeautiful campaign, here.   1.  What is the #MakeItFair campaign? #makeitfair is a call for gender equality in the stories we tell, the […]

@CameronCRussell, Marry Us on #RealDeal!

Cameron … Please consider taking the #RealDeal Pledge. and … Join us in our mission of increasing mental fitness, body esteem and self-acceptance through our evidence-based arts programs in schools. Marry.Us.   ~ Robyn Hussa Farrell, Author / Editor, #RealDeal For those who haven’t yet caught Cameron’s TEDtalk, please watch it here:

Third Time’s the Charm!

October 22, 2013 by  
Filed under Activism, Body Image

DATELINE:  October 21, 2013:  JOIN OUR CRUSADE! In March, 2011, I wrote a blog post for Eating Disorders Online entitled, Dear Michelle, about Michelle Obama’sLet’s Move Campaign.  In my article, I referenced  Paul Campos’ piece in the Daily Beast where Campos does a brilliant job explaining why the Let’s Move campaign has a rather large […]

Everyday Health Insurance Challenges and What You Can Do To Overcome Them

Reposted from Eating Disorder Law Blog! Challenge # 1: Understanding your policy                                                                                                     […]

Feeding Tube Diets And The UnEthical Doctors Who Prescribe Them

There’s a new, horrifying diet being endorsed by medical professionals.  Beware! The K-E diet involves a feeding tube and restricts the patients intake to a certain number of calories. I’ve said since day one that our society is creating eating disorders, I am not sure there is another such blatant examp le of proof. I’m […]

An Opera to Educate About Sex(es)

March 15, 2012 by  
Filed under Activism

In response to the birth control debates, let’s bring it on — raise your voice — as high and as loud as you can. It is YOUR BODY!  LET THEM HEAR YOU!   Brava!

My Journey Home

As my introductory post for WATRD, I thought I’d share a little about myself and what brings me to this point in life, so that going forward those reading my words might have a better idea of what influences the perspectives I share. I am a thirty-something year old woman who two years ago left […]

Developing the Skill of Living a Fat Talk Free® Life

This guest post graciously submitted by Carolyn Becker In 2008 Tri Delta launched its international advocacy campaign – Fat Talk Free® Week. These days, we encourage people to engage in the campaign year round. Yet, many women (and some men) tell me that living a life without fat talk can be really difficult. Just the […]

What the world needs now, is love, sweet love.

I grew up in a religious home, attending church and youth group, Sunday school and bible study. This part of my childhood was very formative in my life for a number of reasons. Religion or spirituality plays a strong cultural component in identity development and learning for many individuals. One of the more interesting and […]

Activism 101

March 5, 2012 by  
Filed under Activism

What is activism?  Who does it?  How is it done? There are more answers to these questions than one might imagine.  We live in a unique world where we all have the oppurtunity to make change and we are all capable of doing it in different ways.  That being said – Lets talk about who […]

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