Dr. Oz’s Hippocratic Oath: The Ethics of the Magic, Miracles and Breakthroughs of “America’s Doctor”

Dr. Oz’s Hippocratic Oath: The Ethics of the Magic, Miracles and Breakthroughs of “America’s Doctor”

By Adrienne Guckenberger

I grew up watching the Oprah Winfrey Show. As a young girl struggling with body image issues, I remember tuning in everyday, at 4 p.m., with my grandmother. Oprah had a lifelong struggle with her weight, and I identified with that. Whatever she promoted, I bought into—whether it was her book club, working out, new diets, fashion trends or health suggestions—Oprah was our guru, and whatever she said I gullibly believed.

Hook, line and sinker. Read More

Ravishly Fans Rejoice as Joni Edelman Bares All For the AdiPositivity Project

Those who swim in the Body Pos pond are probably already in the know about Substantia Jones’s Adipositivity Project—a photography series that aims to promote fat acceptance and broaden social definitions of physical beauty—but for those Ravishly readers who hadn’t yet had the pleasure of seeing Substantia’s work “in the flesh” (pun intended), Editor-in-Chief, Joni Edelman, stripped down to her skivvies to stand in solidarity with this incredible project. Read More

Open Casting Call: Don’t Talk To Irene

 

Greetings Fattitude Fans!

We were asked to share an open casting call for a brand new feature film by writer/director Pat Mills, “Don’t Talk to Irene”.

It’s a body positive story (dark comedy meets teen dance movie) that should be a lot of fun!

The filmmakers are currently seeking their lead actress – could it be you or someone you know?

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Fattitude wants to Congratulate Flagpole Swim

Congratulations to Flagpole Swim on being featured in InStyle Magazine‘s  “Love Your Body” article! We know you don’t make plus sizes (yet! who knows what some day brings), but from the bottom of our hearts we are so proud to see you taking part in in the body positive movement! #everybodyisabikinibody #wantabikinibodyputonabikini #fatkini #bodyposi Read More

The F@ Diaries: Dating While Big

Written by KockyFatBitch, a Fattitude Intern

(CAUTION!!!: Some links contain #FatHate language.)

If you accept your body, shouldn’t you also totally accept that someone else can accept your body? I’m talking about your current or potential lover. Read More

The F@ Diaries: Fat Talk Rears Its Ugly Head At The Office

Diet-talkcatWritten by Melissa Mazza, a Fattitude Intern

For the love of God, don’t we have more interesting, important, fabulous, fun things to talk about than constantly discussing diet and exercise for the purpose of weight loss!?

I know that in my past I have done more than my fair share of fat and diet talk, and have lived to tell about it and the toll it took on my life. Read More