Posts Tagged ‘fat

27
Jan
10

On air: Should you pay more for being fat?

UPDATE 27/1/10: We’ve had an incredible response to this post since it went up on Friday – twice as many hits as the next most popular story! So we’ll take it on air today, with the question above as our lead…

Comment pieces here, here and here and blog posts here, here and here continue to add fuel to the debate.

The sheer breadth of comment may tip the scales in favour of talking about this on World Have Your Say tonight …

Continue reading ‘On air: Should you pay more for being fat?’

15
Oct
09

Do you want fantasy or reality in women’s magazines?


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Continue reading ‘Do you want fantasy or reality in women’s magazines?’

08
Sep
09

Nadine Kussaim: How I speak to my 5-year-old about her weight

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Nadine was one of the contributors on last Friday’s program about why women are uncomfortable with their bodies. She was speaking about weight and body image when the topic of speaking to her daughter about her weight and what she eats came up. Many of you responded to what she said and so I called and asked her to write a post explaining her viewpoint. This is Nadine’s post: Continue reading ‘Nadine Kussaim: How I speak to my 5-year-old about her weight’

03
Sep
09

On air: Is this photo a big deal?

Glam-cover-for-blogLizzie-Miller-for-blogLizzi Miller is an American model and in a small photo in the US mag Glamour, she’s pictured with what looks to me like a very small roll of fat on her stomach. (Update: we now have permission to use it – so here it is.) Continue reading ‘On air: Is this photo a big deal?’




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