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Tough Guise

Tough Guise = The equivalent of the Beauty Myth for men. Tough Guise tells men what they should look like, act like, and what to say. 398 more words

the HAES® files: The (Long) Road to My PhD Study

by Lily O’Hara, BSc, Postgrad Dip Hlth Prom, MPH, PhD (c)

I have recently submitted my PhD thesis in public health and health promotion, and as part of the process, I was reflecting on my position as a researcher and how I came to that position. 1,814 more words

Health At Every Size

The Beauty Myth

I stole that title from Naomi Wolf’s book. Sorry, Naomi, and thanks! This is a bit of a rant. But, stay with me.
The value of women is derived from their appearance, so we put a lot of stock into how we look. 1,008 more words

Sex Education

Thoughts on Lammily Dolls and Why I Don’t Believe “Average is Beautiful”

A few months ago Nickolay Lamm created an image of what Barbie would look like if she were an average woman.

Photo credit: Nickolay Lamm… 505 more words

Feminism

Running and Body Image

I recently read a blog post by Zoe Romano that talked about the pressures and realities of body image. She was responding in part to an earlier article written by  861 more words

Running