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16th-Jun-2014 03:25 pm (UTC)

“Don’t forget, ladies. Your usual meal is 1500 calories. Beware of overeating.”

Listen closely, and you’ll hear that announcement play in the background of various episodes on the Netflix original series “Orange Is the New Black.” The words are familiar to the average viewer in this health-crazed day and age, but they come off, in the context of inmates fighting for their everyday survival, as completely absurd.

Keywords: Body image, media, television.
18th-Jun-2014 03:54 am (UTC)

The “War On Obesity”, “Shedding Pounds”, And The Body/Mind Disconnect

[obesity, fat bias, language, weight loss]
18th-Jun-2014 03:08 pm (UTC)
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Reproductive Justice Concerns Surround Long-Acting Contraception Methods

[birth control, LARCs, reproductive justice, race, socioeconomic status]
19th-Jun-2014 12:21 am (UTC)

LC on Rape and Self Defense

[rape, self defense, victim blaming, ableist language]
19th-Jun-2014 06:16 pm (UTC)

Fuck “Sexy”

[language, slut shaming, body policing, domestic abuse, consent]
20th-Jun-2014 02:47 am (UTC)

Gabby Giffords Says Gun Violence Is a Women's Issue

[gun violence, domestic abuse, misogyny]
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