Kate Harding points out a skill that often escapes even the most accomplished women: accepting compliments without self-deprecation. So how to acknowledge your awesomeness without being an ass?
Unlike seemingly everyone else in the universe, Taylor Swift is having an excellent year. 2009 has been remarkable for Swift, who has seen her career take off in a fairly astronomical fashion. But is she being set up to fail?
'Now I'm able to tell people, "Avoid the diets, because you will gain it back, most likely, and you're just going to live in a hellish world while doing it."' Preach it, formerly-starving-now-plus-size-model-memoirist Crystal Renn:
Another day, another amazing guest-blogger. Please welcome writer Kate Harding, proprietress of body-acceptance blog Shapely Prose, and author of/contributor to numerous books, including Lessons from the Fat-o-Sphere: Quit Dieting and Declare a Truce With Your Body and Yes Means Yes.
The always awesome Kate Harding has put together a slideshow to debunk the Body Mass Index, a flawed method of measuring obesity levels based solely on weight vs. height ratio, with no attention paid to actual muscle vs. body fat.
Forever21's "plus sized" line, the God-awfully named Faith21, debuted in stores and online Friday. Noted "fat" writer Kate Harding writes, "I give it 3 months."