Podcast
Boju Bajai hosts Bhrikuti Rai (left) and Itisha Giri (right). Image: Used with permission
Victoria Fenner | Maxine Betteridge-Moes is a Canadian living in Nepal who has discovered an informative and entertaining podcast by Nepali women that explore gender equality issues. She tells us why she's a fan.
Blog
Meghan Murphy | Dr. Aric Sigman believes that if boys tell girls they like curvier bodies, girls won't have so many body issues. We're not buying it.
Blog
Meghan Murphy | "Nobody wants to be the girl on a diet" because men are invested in living in a fantasy world.
Blog
Workers on a donut
Laura Brightwell | How can we create food positive and non-shaming workplaces?
Activist Toolkit
| A campaign to show women and girls how to reject harmful messages from the media about external beauty and being thin
Blog
Laura Brightwell | Being fat, eating in public and being shamed for it.
News
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Gerald Walton, Connie Russell | Rob Ford has been subjected to wide scrutiny for his scandals, and baseless attacks on his weight. But what if he were a woman? Would these attacks be more pointed and hateful?
Podcast
The F Word | Katie Schofield, Caity Goerke and Carissa Ropponen discuss the objectification and sexualization of breasts and the way this contributes to women's experiences of breast shame.
Blog
Meghan Murphy | Do men today care more about aging and body image than in the past? Should we care?
Blog
Lindsay Beyerstein | Vermont is poised to abolish most forms of private health insurance. The state's newly inaugurated Democratic governor, Peter Shumlin, unveiled his health insurance plan in early February.
Book Review
Kellee Ngan | In a perfect world, this book wouldn't exist. Not because Lessons from the Fat-o-sphere isn't engaging or informative but because it reaffirms that we are still a society at war with our bodies.