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Breaking Up (With Food) Is Hard To Do

The first time I remember wanting to lose weight, I think I was about 9 or 10.
Throughout primary school I’d been conscious of the fact that I was taller and in many ways, ‘bigger’ than girls my age- I wasn’t overweight by any means but I had a distinct feeling that I wasn’t in any way as petite as other girls in my class. 1,279 more words



I’m sick of being a novelty. It’s hard to explain to my friends how I’m tired of the compliments, the endless guys coming up out of the wood works trying to obtain something from me, the infinite new friends who want a piece of my time just because they like my style, my piercings, my tattoos, my curly dyed hair, my stoner lifestyle, anything and everything about my image or aesthetic but not me. 295 more words

Episode 8: Body Image


On this episode Mark and George talk about body image – our experiences/issues with body image and how that intersect the gay community. And we have a voicemail message from fellow podcaster Fey Driver of the Pink Wheelnuts Podcast. 29 more words


Quote #7

“As soon as a woman gets to an age where she has opinions and she’s vital and she’s strong, she’s systematically shamed into hiding under a rock.”

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Sunday Coffee - September Slump

I just realized that I haven’t done a monthly wrap-up since May. Oops. Well, the run-down is easy. June mostly consisted of the non-bookish (ie moving across the country). 510 more words

Book Talk


She put on her bikini. It had been a while. The lycra grabbed at her skin like hungry sucker fish. It made her feel hugged; taut. 49 more words


New York’s first transgender model agency changes the face of fashion

Since opening in March, Trans Models NYC – the city’s first transgender modeling agency – has recruited 19 models, been booked by significant clients (including Smirnoff and Budweiser) and been fielding inquiries about featuring in a reality TV series. 253 more words

Human And Civil Rights