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Thursday 4 July 2013
Featured Film Get Involved

fatland: the movie

Siobhan
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‘I started daydreaming about a world with different beauty ideals from our own’, says film maker Tessa Musket about her 2012 film Fatland –  the story of a world where it’s cool to be fat. Fatland follows the life of Phoebe, a 19 year old girl who suffers from a disorder that prevents her from…
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Monday 22 April 2013
Health Life Opinion

weighing in on the weight debate

Kaylia Payne
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This is an article that I have been wanting to write for a long time, but have never known how to go about it. It was originally sparked by the fat acceptance movement – a movement designed to encourage acceptance of ALL body shapes. It is, for obvious reasons, a movement that I am strongly…
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Tuesday 5 February 2013
Featured Opinion

the personal is political: feminism and weight loss

Katherine Klaus
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On 1 January each year, many people wake up fully motivated to achieve the usual round-up of New Year’s Resolutions: meet someone special, quit smoking, change careers. By 1 February, most of these have been abandoned as we return to the comfort of ex sex, unshakeable nicotine addictions and our steady, if unexciting, jobs. Among…
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Monday 17 December 2012
Featured Food Opinion

christmas theme week: all I want for Christmas is to have normal eating habits

Sonya Krzywoszyja
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For those of us who celebrate it, Christmas is coming up. This time of year is fraught with difficulty for most of us. From December 1 onwards (even earlier in some cases – Christmas trees and decorations for sale in September is some kind of bullshit), those who don’t celebrate Christmas have to put up…
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Monday 21 November 2011
Opinion

if i can’t be skinny, please let all my friends be fat

Sonya Krzywoszyja
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The other day I was searching around on Made It for a housewarming gift for friends of mine. In amongst the pages and pages of prints, cushions and homewares, I came across some tiles and fridge magnets with sayings on them. One of the sayings was: “If I can’t be skinny, please let all my…
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