Tuesday, October 25, 2016

Finding My Most Amazing Self

The woman who cuts my hair and gives it its natural shade of blonde said something to me the other day that brought me down a couple of pegs.  I was having one of those days where I felt tired, I was cranky, I certainly did not feel pretty after waking up with a pimple […]


As part of the weekly Wednesday posting of my ongoing YouTube series “Body Empowerment,” here’s “Causes of My ED (Body Empowerment 32)” originally posted January 28, 2011, on YouTube.com by Caroline Rothstein. Check it out! About BODY EMPOWERMENT: Founded in 2008, “Body Empowerment” is hosted and produced by NYC-based writer, performer, and eating disorder recovery advocate Caroline Rothstein. In […]

From Fat to Phat

This week, Real Deal’s very own Caroline Rothstein added her voice to Lady Gaga’s Body Revolution mash-up after Lady G bore the truth of her eating disorder and struggle with body image to the masses and encouraged everyone to claim their true body and self — warts and all.  To flip through the onslaught of […]

Why Lady Gaga Is A Role Model for Girls

January 19, 2010 by  
Filed under Role Models, Talking To Kids

We’re all about original content at WeAretheRealDeal. But when I saw this post on Facebook (via Courtney Martin, author of Perfect Girls, Starving Daughters, which I reviewed here), I couldn’t help but share this kick-ass article by Lilly @ RachelSimmons.com.

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