"My whole life I've had a love-hate relationship with style, and my body, and myself and self-consciousness," says London. "And I have not met very many women who haven't. I see incredibly successful women beating themselves up. There's something in our culture that allows us to believe we're never enough. I'm sick of it." [Washington Post]
10 ways to celebrate International Women's Day. Note: none of them involve losing weight or exercise, although oddly one does involve makeup. Washington Post Style Blog, March 8, 2012. This image: Members of the alternative choir "Gaggle" prepare to take part in a 'Join Me On The Bridge' event on the Millennium Bridge in central London, on March 8, 2012, as they celebrate International Women's Day. (LEON NEAL - AFP/GETTY IMAGES)
I care deeply. I just hide it under layers of indifference. 1.25 inch funny button makes caring fun again
"You may not agree with a woman, but to criticize her appearance — as opposed to her ideas or actions — isn't doing anyone any favors, least of all you. Insulting a woman's looks when they have nothing to do with the issue at hand implies a lack of comprehension on your part, an inability to engage in high-level thinking. You may think she's ugly, but everyone else thinks you're an idiot."
Can Plus-Size Male Models and Nude Photo Shoots Help Men's Body Image?
Can Plus-Size Male Models and Nude Photo Shoots Help Men's Body Image? Ok, not about women's body image but really interesting and related, I think, to the whole fat-shaming versus health-concern issue. Is my concern about the chubby hubbies in my life driven by media stereotypes of what men should look like or by a concern about heart disease? Am I allowed to say I want my partner to look as trim as he did 4 years ago because its sexy, or can I only say its because I want him healthy?…