Tuesday, October 25, 2016

On the Olympics & Body Diversity

This Guest Post graciously submitted by Virginia Sole-Smith  I know, I know, the Olympics ended Sunday (with that weird Spice Girls reunion/closing ceremony). But I was at the beach last week, so these are some late musings. Every four years there is always a lot of talk about how Olympic athletes aren’t like us regular folk, particularly […]

Cereal Killer

October 7, 2012 by  
Filed under Body Image, Featured

This is the first of two pieces I am writing in honor of the NOW Foundation’s 15th annual Love Your Body Day taking place on Oct. 17th. If you are interested in participating in a NOW fundraiser in honor of Love Your Body Day visit About Curves and find out how you can help!   […]

ALL Women Are Real

January 9, 2010 by  
Filed under Body Image

A trending topic here at WeAretheRealDeal this week has been about comparing/contrasting the “real-ness” of model Jennifer Hawkins and the “plus-sized” models displayed in V Magazine. Let me be clear: ALL WOMEN ARE REAL. No matter your size or shape … you breathe, you have a heart-beat, you have feelings. As far as I’m concerned, […]

SELF Magazine PhotoChops Kelly Clarkson; Has the Cojones to Defend Butcher Job

August 13, 2009 by  
Filed under Body Image

I’m banning SELF magazine … not because they photochopped Kelly Clarkson and admitted it, but for the reasoning/thoughts behind it. Click here to read editor Lucy Danziger’s post about why she chose to so drastically retouch it.

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