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  • FeminismPhoto of Pretty Little Lies: Why I Loved the Fat Lady Episode of ‘Louie’

    Pretty Little Lies: Why I Loved the Fat Lady Episode of ‘Louie’

    A lot of people had Thoughts and Feelings about the “So Did the Fat Lady” episode of Louie. Here’s the part that made me fist-pump the air and exclaim “yes!”. You know what the meanest thing is you can say to a fat girl? “You’re not fat.” I mean, come on, buddy. It just sucks. It really really sucks. You have…

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  • SciencePhoto of The Female Athlete Triad: Not As Fun As it Sounds

    The Female Athlete Triad: Not As Fun As it Sounds

    Content notice: eating disorders. “Have you ever heard of the Female Athlete Triad?” I know what my new doctor’s about to say as soon as I hear the words “female athlete.” Having struggled with the ghosts of an eating disorder throughout my twelve-year running history, I get asked if I’m aware of the world’s best-named collection of ailments at least…

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