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What Lies Beneath

Earlier this year a study was carried out on women and their first impressions of other women. It turns out that the first thing women notice about other women is how fat they are (closely followed by how much make up, dress sense, hair style … the usual suspects). The report was carried out by […]

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Fat is a Relational Issue

Which celebrities are fat? Who has lost/gained weight? Are your friends fat? Are your children fat? Do people think you’re fat? A societal canary in the coalmine, the strange and disturbing obsession with weight should ring more alarm bells than it currently does. The obsession has created its own industry, an industry devoted to weight […]