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APPARENTLY SOME PEOPLE AREN'T FAT ENOUGH

QUICK NOTE: I wrote the bulk of this post almost a year ago, but it got lost in the shuffle and I didn’t finish it until just now.   3,296 more words

General Rantings

Goofy Canyon statue makes SI news

Intriguing, to say the least.

Tex Randall, that gangly statue that looks as though it’s about to collapse onto U.S. Highway 60 in Canyon, has become the backdrop for a most interesting photo shoot. 196 more words

Local News

No Boundaries Sexuality: When Being a Woman Feels Like Being Up For Grabs

I use the Re-Blog feature of WordPress.com sparingly, but not so long ago I was thrilled to discover an eloquent exploration of what makes the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Edition cover so cringe-worthy. 782 more words

Writing

The Issue with Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Edition

I would be a damn liar if I said I didn’t look at the bodies of some of the women on the cover of Sports Illustrated Swimsuit edition and compare myself. 311 more words

Anorexia

Weekly Digest: February 19--Swimsuit Edition

This week’s (shorter) digest comes today because on Saturday I will be at the LVAIC Women’s Studies Conference watching four Kutztown students restore my faith in humanity. 354 more words

The Swimsuit Edition, Where Sexism Knows No Size

Apparently we’re all supposed to celebrate the fact that an average-sized woman will appear in this year’s Sports Illustrated swimsuit edition. I’m told it’s some kind of triumph that, of the many women pointlessly objectified on the pages of a magazine that’s supposed to be about sports, one will be somewhat heavier than all the […]

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