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Jennifer Livingston Fights Weight Criticism-REPOST OF OCT 3, 2012 SPARK POST

Did HE really just call HER fat? Combing through the morning news, I came across this video of a La Crosse, Wisconsin news anchor named Jennifer Livingston. Jennifer received an email by a local unidentified man, making comments on her … Continue reading

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Fat-shaming in disguise

http://www.nytimes.com/2012/11/08/fashion/plus-size-fashion-bloggers-are-role-models.html?smid=tw-nytimes I follow the NY Times on twitter and came across this article.  At first I was intrigued.  I do follow a lot of “plus-size” fashion blogs on tumblr, and I was glad to see that these fashion bloggers were … Continue reading

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Be “Light” or Be Miserable?

Cosmopolitan recently published this Crystal Light advertisement. The Crystal Light Raspberry Lemonade “On the Go” packet and text at the top of the ad (“Cop at the bar wants to cuff you. He’s off duty.”) appear standard for the sexually … Continue reading

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Silk Pure Almond Milk

I found this advertisement for Silk Pure Almond Milk in a recent issue of Cosmopolitan. Cosmopolitan is a magazine geared towards young women, an age group that is particularly concerned with body image. This was the only advertisement about food … Continue reading

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The Harm Caused by Comedians

Before this class, I never had a problem with comedians joking about stereotypes. I would always say they were just making jokes that are not meant to be taken seriously. However, I now realize that comedians play a huge role … Continue reading

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