Friday, September 30, 2016

Dear Michelle, It’s Me Again

March 19, 2013 by  
Filed under Activism, Body Image, Eating Disorders

Two years and 5 days ago I wrote a piece about Michelle Obama’s Let’s Move Campaign.  It challenged the First Lady’s use of the “obesity crisis,” fat shaming, and fat phobia as motivators to get kid’s moving in healthy ways and eating healthier diets.  In my post I provided a link to a fantastic article […]

Jennifer Livingston; Bullying and Weight Stigma

October 10, 2012 by  
Filed under Body Image, Bullying, Featured, HAES

Interesting that the week after BEDA’s Weight Stigma Awareness Week that this mom and LaCrosse, WI news anchor, Jennifer Livingston was called a “poor role model” due to her weight by a viewer. It is hard to not wonder if the viewer who found it so important to take the time to write in sees the irony […]

Thin Privilege, spare me.

September 18, 2009 by  
Filed under Fat Acceptance, Featured

Disclaimer: The opinions expressed here are the views of mamaV and do not necessarily reflect the views and opinions of the contributors of WeAreTheRealDeal. Please direct all bashing, frustration and/or hatred directly towards the author –AFTER you read our new, improved comments policy. —- The slender girl in our culture, is not the healthy antithesis […]

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