Topic: weight shaming

If You Want A Girl To Become Obese, Studies Recommend You Call Her ‘Fat’ As Much As Possible

If You Want A Girl To Become Obese, Studies Recommend You Call Her 'Fat' As Much As Possible

When we convince young girls that something like the way that they look is of primary importance – and begin using labels like ‘fat’ and ‘skinny’ – how can we possibly not expect these girls to manifest the traits that we are forcing them to focus on? Anything you practice continuously will become habit – and you will become better at it. What will a continuous soundtrack of “I’m fat… I’m fat… I’m fat” do to someone? Is it so hard to believe that people can actually become what they convince themselves they are? More »

The Garbage People Of The ‘Fashion Police’ Pregnancy-Shame Elsa Pataky

The Garbage People Of The 'Fashion Police' Pregnancy-Shame Elsa Pataky

Things have been going so well in the world of body-shaming pregnant women. I haven’t read a headline about a post-baby body in weeks. But the garbage people (I’m sadly including you in this Joan Rivers) on E!’s Fashion Police decided that they would go after Elsa Pataky, the amazingly gorgeous and heavily pregnant wife of Chris Hemsworth, who is expecting twins. More »