Tuesday, January 19, 2021

… So”Fat Acceptance” is OK to Say, but “Overweight” is Bad?!

October 15, 2009 by  
Filed under Fat Acceptance

Forgive me for sounding naïve here (and I realize I might get flamed for my “naïveté”) but why is the term “fat acceptance” an established and regarded expression, but yet the word “overweight” upsets so many in the movement? There are very few words in the English language that rile me up as much as […]

Missed us at Blogher? Check out the Live Blogging transcript

July 25, 2009 by  
Filed under Activism

BlogHer had “Live” bloggers serving as transcriptionist during the sessions – very cool! Check out our transcript from Blogs & Body Image: What are we teaching our kids? Interested in having us speak at your event? Contact us at realdealgirls@gmail.com WATRD

Pathologizing the Pretty

July 23, 2009 by  
Filed under Body Image

Kate Harding was an original contributor to we WeAreTheRealDeal, but had to move on to bigger and better things! Enjoy her post below. —– Did you know that “inadequate or not enough lashes” is a medical condition now? It’s true! Just check out this commercial for Latisse, which I found over at the brilliant Sociological […]

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