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Reader's Letter 11

We received this letter this week. Our Letters’ Editor and Communication & Audience Relations departments asked that we print it as it is one of the hundreds of similarly themed letters we receive. 262 more words

How to Reset Your Hormones and Melt Fat

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There is a very vocal crowd of health experts and fitness enthusiasts on the web who trumpet the message that ‘a calorie is a calorie’. 565 more words

Burn Belly

Fat or Curvy? Positive Body Image Movement Controversy

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Recently, I watched Pitch Perfect to gear up for the release of it’s sequel. I fell in love with Rebel Wilson’s character ‘Fat Amy’, a nickname she poignantly uses to introduce herself. 497 more words

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The Morality of Weight

Is being “overweight”* a moral issue?

(And what is “overweight”?)

No, unless you are a glutton but most people who are called “overweight” or have weight or body issues are not gluttons. 543 more words

Fat People Are Still People

I’ve been binge-watching New Girl on Netflix (don’t judge me too harshly – I know it’s a terrible show, I’m just in a bad state of mind and want something stupid to kill time) and in the last episode I watched, there was a flashback scene to one of the male roommates, the currently-cut, working, sleeping-with-a-model Jewish frat boy, when he was fat. 387 more words


Rebel Wilson Thinks Bigger Girls Are Funnier

It’s a long held maxim: Women just aren’t funny. That’s why comedy, even to this day, is dominated by men, and why audiences rate male comics as funnier than their female counterparts. 538 more words

Womanspreading (No Not The Kind To Show Them Action)

A canuckle petition that was on cable news was discussed at this morning’s Sheepledog meeting. https://www.change.org/p/toronto-transit-comission-don-t-allow-the-ban-on-man-spreading-on-the-bus-train-to-pass

Everyone knows that women hog and occupy more space than they deserve or are allotted on trains and buses. 358 more words