‘Weighing In’

Meghan Trainor’s #1 Hit “All About That Bass” – Body Positivity or Misogyny?

By Laura Brooks

A Body Image Breakthrough? Meghan Trainor sings she’s ‘bringing booty back’ in her new hit song “All About That Bass.”  Some say it’s a fun, catchy tune that boldly promotes body acceptance – or body celebration – even if you aren’t a “size two.”  Other say that it reinforces a superficial and misogynistic view of women. The positive message of this controversial song may […] Read more »

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An Interview With Chiara Mazzucco, CEO and Editor-in-Chief of Indie Chicks

By Laura Brooks

Women’s magazines don’t usually don’t interest me with their barrage of diets and gravity-defying, bun-tightening fitness routines juxtaposed next to recipes and fashion models. Then I came across a women’s magazine and blog that’s trying to be different: The Indie Chicks.  Ok, I thought, an inner badass could be quite useful. Intrigued by Indie Chick’s fresh voice and attitude, I interviewed Chiara Mazzucco, CEO, Editor-in-Chief, to […] Read more »

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Sharon Osbourne ‘Felt Like A Cheat’ After Gastric Bypass Surgery

By Laura Brooks

Dieting, Bariatric Surgery vs. Healthy Weight Loss Outspoken TV personality Sharon Osbourne recently revealed that she felt ashamed about losing weight after surgery. The former X Factor UK judge – who is married to Ozzy Osbourne and has children Aimee, Kelly and Jack – explains that she felt like a ‘cheat’ after gastric bypass surgery because she didn’t lose the weight […] Read more »

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