This post brought to you by yet another ‘it’s just calories in calories out’ article.
The 44th Down Under Feminists Carnival
This is the 44th monthly Down Under Feminists Carnival. This edition of the carnival gathers together December 2011 feminist posts from writers living in Australia and New Zealand.
Quick hit: Not as easy as calories in =/= calories out
New study shows it is not as easy as calories in =/= calories out for people trying to maintain long term weight loss.
Today in WTF?
Today in WTF?
Femmostroppo Reader March 29, 2011
Items of interest come across recently in my feed-reader. What did I miss? Leave your own interesting links in comments.
On Being Fat in Public, and Beyond Responding to Hate
Being fat in public is, so often, a political act, but just as often it’s an almost inescapable act. As a woman of colour who is often read as white, and a queer woman in a relationship with a man, these aspects of my identity are, in many cases (though not all, because so often it’s heavily dependant upon the ‘audience’), not as front-and-centre visible. My fat, however, is always here, with me.
Brickbat – Sumo Salad Ad
It was on early this morning. The start was a take off of anti-smoking advertising “Every burger is doing you damage”. Then it showed a picture of a young woman’s bottom and waist with voiceover “this is a healthy woman”… Read More ›
Guest post by Ruzawench: “Fat and breastfeeding? The amphetamine script’s in the mail.”
This guest post is from Ruzawench, a FOAF of Lauredhel’s. She is posting her experience as a comment on how unexpected weight gain is treated by the medical community, and as a warning to other women. ~~~ I had a… Read More ›
The Dog Candy doesn’t carry a warning.
The website trumpets: » 1964 online players at the present time and 206 851 registered Bimbos! Miss Bimbo is a webgame aimed at girls as young as seven years old (grade 2). With a pricey-text-message business model and a pink-slathered… Read More ›
Health in Pictures: the Daily Mail
Via jadine in the Shapely Prose comments, who posted this screenshot, the Daily Mail’s take on “health”. I think there’s something in this for all of us. “A picture of poor health”, Sean Lennon, who they dub “rotund” and “The… Read More ›