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Articles about social justice and the fight for equal rights (for minorities, for women, for LGBTQ)

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This is Stefania Ferrario. She’s a Melbourne-born model who’s currently the face of Dita Von Teese’s lingerie label. And she’s sick of being labelled as plus-sized. Dita Von Teese, Laura Wells, Lingerie Models, Ashley Graham, Molliges Model, Online Shopping, Modelos Plus Size, Mode Plus, Sexy Poses

Meet Stefania Ferrario: The 'plus-size' model who is smaller than the average US woman

Who knew a size 6 is considered 'plus-size'? According to the modeling industry, fit, slender models like Stefania Ferrario are branded 'plus-size,' even though they're smaller than average U.S. women. As Dita Von Teese's new lingerie 'It' girl, see how Stefania is working to rid the industry of these toxic labels.

Leptin is the "master" hormone that controls how much we eat and how much body fat we carry. Being resistant to leptin is THE main hormonal defect in human obesity. Weight Loss Plans, Fast Weight Loss, Weight Gain, Weight Loss Tips, Losing Weight, Fat Fast, Loose Weight, Body Weight, Slim Fast

4 Reasons Why We Need to Stop Thinking of Skinny-Shaming as 'Reverse Discrimination'

There are the people who say that 'skinny-shaming is the same as fat-shaming.' That might seem like a fair conclusion, but here's why it just isn't true.

Leptin is the "master" hormone that controls how much we eat and how much body fat we carry. Being resistant to leptin is THE main hormonal defect in human obesity. Weight Loss Plans, Fast Weight Loss, Weight Gain, Weight Loss Tips, Losing Weight, Fat Fast, Loose Weight, Body Weight, Slim Fast

4 Reasons Why We Need to Stop Thinking of Skinny-Shaming as 'Reverse Discrimination'

There are the people who say that 'skinny-shaming is the same as fat-shaming.' That might seem like a fair conclusion, but here's why it just isn't true.

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Christmas: a reality check.

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Giving up alcohol opened my eyes to the infuriating truth about why women drink — Quartz Der wahre Grund, warum Frauen trinken – Quarz Giving Up Alcohol, Open My Eyes, Babies R Us, The Real World, Thought Provoking, Live Life, In This Moment, This Or That Questions, How To Make

Giving up alcohol opened my eyes to the infuriating truth about why women drink

We can’t afford to live lives we have to fool ourselves into tolerating.