In theory, prom is an opportunity to dress up and pretend you're a very classy adult. Thanks to the emotionally fraught nature of high school, that can be a tall order under the best of conditions. But for plus-size girls, it's like scaling Mount Everest.
Serenader of skyscrapers and former star of Sonny with a Chance Demi Lovato graces the cover of this month's Cosmopolitan and — what do you know — it looks as though a photoshop shark has taken a big ol' chomp out of her side (fitting as her dress does resemble a sexy '90s wet suit). Of course, Cosmo is no stranger to…
Shape Magazine has just become hip to the studies that show that fat women have a more difficult time getting hired and are paid less than their thin counterparts. They point out that this doesn't happen to men and they acknowledge that it's not fair. But then they start doling out advice:
There are certain moments in life that become burned into our consciousness forever, like our first kiss. Well, what about the time a boy (or man) said something to us that murdered our body image?
Three years after noted "Fat-O-Sphere" writer Kate Harding posted a slideshow illustrating how ridiculous the BMI standards are, the NY Times agrees: the body mass index is unreliable.
The Biggest Loser is so bad for its contestants, the millions who watch the show, and the culture in general. A former contestant can attest to this better than anyone.
If you've been keeping an eye on The Fatchelor since the beginning, you've noticed that even though there were ladies crying about being fat, big or "plus-sized" at the start, the four remaining women are large-breasted, hourglass-shaped stunners.