News Digest March 20, 2012
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March 18, 2012
Future of Feminism: Freedom from Body Shaming, Regardless of Size: While I’ve already spent some time discussing the dangerous ways the media sexualizes women and girls, and how it gives the false impression that to be attractive, popular and interesting you must be skinny and hyper-feminine, today I want to switch things up little and talk about the body acceptance movement (also called “size acceptance” or “fat acceptance”), which attempts to combat the negative stereotypes around women and men who are conventionally considered overweight or obese.
'L Word' Actress Sues Clothier Over Plus-Size Campaign: "The L Word" actress Janina Gavankar claims a Los Angeles clothing company used her image to promote its plus-size line without her permission. Everyday chemicals linked to obesity crisis: report: Chemicals in everyday items such as paint, plastics and mattresses are linked to obesity and diabetes, a campaign group has warned.
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