This Week in Lady Reads

Today, we answer some of your most pressing questions. What would a Recency-era version of Men’s Fitness look like? Can dinosaurs run in heels? Are you fucking kidding me?!?! (We get that one a lot.) Read More This Week in Lady Reads

The Etymology of “Glamour”

Definitions

1. a magic spell <the girls appeared to be under a glamour – Llewelyn Powys>

2. an exciting and often illusory and romantic attractiveness <the glamour of Hollywood>; especially : alluring or fascinating attraction –often used attributively <glamour stock> <glamour girls> <whooping cranes and “¦ other glamour birds – R. T. Peterson>

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The Real Deal On Body Acceptance

As you may have heard by now, former body acceptance advocate Jess Weiner was interviewed by Glamour about how loving her body almost killed her. In the article she shares how, for her, body acceptance had meant not checking in on her health.

I, and many other bloggers, have already picked apart the inconsistencies and problematic aspects of this piece. But truthfully, the part of the story that I find most horrendous is that Weiner completely mischaracterizes body acceptance in order to tear it down.

So I think it’s time to get some clarity on what body acceptance really is, what it means, and why it can be so healing for all of us. Read More The Real Deal On Body Acceptance

On Jess Weiner And Why Accepting Your Body WON’T Kill You

As you may have heard by now, former body acceptance advocate Jess Weiner was interviewed by Glamour about how loving her body almost killed her.

Luckily, she learned to hate her body just in time! Read More On Jess Weiner And Why Accepting Your Body WON’T Kill You