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Comic Review: Bitch Planet #1 Part II

As I mentioned in the previous post, here there be spoilers. Find Part I here.

Pages 2-3

The spread on pages 2-3 depicts the transition from the “free world” to incarceration via the voice recording by our nameless page 1 woman. 980 more words

Books

The joke that is thin privilege.

Something I have recently been reading about is a concept called “thin privilege.” If you don’t know what privilege is because you were too busy going out and leading a real life instead of sitting around on your computer all day, it’s basically the idea that some people are born with a better shot at a good life than others. 718 more words

#areyoukiddingme

THE KIDS ARE OKAY - EVEN THE FAT ONES! OKAY?

A study from August 2013 was recently published in the Journal of Health Economics.

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25132149

http://www.russellsage.org/sites/all/files/PrinaRoyer_ImportanceParental.pdf

The study looked at the impact of “weight report cards” sent to parents in Mexico. 387 more words

Size Acceptance

Thankful for my Online Sisters

At this time of year it’s natural for us to be thankful.  And there are so many things to be thankful for.  I have a wonderful husband and family who are all doing pretty well (including my geriatric doggy who is still begging for walks and treats.) I have a roof over my head and good food to eat.  443 more words