Plus Size Actors & The Characters They Portray

Raise your hand if you’ve ever seen a movie, watched a TV show or read a book that had a “fat” character in it who was used solely for comic relief. Now, raise your hand if you’ve seen a movie or watched a TV show where a plus size actor played a character and theirContinue reading “Plus Size Actors & The Characters They Portray”

Exercising For Health VS Exercising To Be Skinny

Time and time again as we go through our lives we are told that in order to be healthy you must be skinny. A skinny person equals a healthy person. A fat person equals an unhealthy person. Right? Wrong! You can be skinny and unhealthy and you can be fat and healthy. But that’s notContinue reading “Exercising For Health VS Exercising To Be Skinny”

How Race and Ethnic Heritage Influence Body Acceptance

Is it easier to be fat depending on what race you are? I’ve wondered about this most of my life. I have friends of pretty much all races and ethnic backgrounds and I noticed from a very young age how certain ethnic backgrounds had less stigma over being fat. Sure, there is always the “youContinue reading “How Race and Ethnic Heritage Influence Body Acceptance”