By day, Erin O’Connor is a Victims Advocate at a District Attorney’s office in New England – but that’s not the only way she supports a community. Erin founded Threads of Hope, a non-profit that consigns clothing to fundraise for various charities. How did you get the idea for Threads of Hope? How long have…
had the opportunity to chat with Reba Tobia, creator of the “Brave Box.” Tobia is in recovery from ED, and her product has been recognized by NEDA, Dr. Colleen Reichman, The Eating Disorder Foundation, and many other experts in the space.
I began a hashtag (#notyourbefore) and a lot of people posted in it, shouted it out, etc. I was doing what I always did, but for the first time, other people were listening.
But when we live in a world that inundates us with messages that thin is in and people still genuinely believe that identifying anywhere on the LGBTQIA+ spectrum is a choice, it can be hard to see through the fog of negativity and find representation in the media – or just on the street.
Kaye takes several moments like this throughout the book to reflect on her progress since the beginning of her transition. “I can wear what I want and use makeup, and it’s okay,” Kaye observes on June 13th. “I’ve worked past so much self-shame.
Part 1: Help middle school girls understand that the story they’re being told by media – that their self-worth comes from how close they can get to meeting media’s impossible beauty standards – is a multi-billion story made to drive profits.
Popularly Positive Program Director Whitney Mooney chatted with Ragen Chastain, owner of the DancesWithFat.org blog, and co-founder of the Fit Fatties Facebook Group – which boasts over 6,000 members. She is a NEDA ambassador, as well as a marathon runner and certified health coach.
Film Cleo from 5 to 7 (1962); Dir. Agnès Varda “Selfish pop singer Cléo (Corinne Marchand) has two hours to wait until the results of her biopsy come back. After an ominous tarot card reading, she visits her friends, all of whom fail to give her the emotional support she needs. Wandering around Paris, she…
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PopPos and Toni Caggiano worked together to connect women from all over the New England area this past Saturday, May 18, 2019. The Boston based magazine and self-love and fat positivity influencer, Toni, paired with The Well Coffee House, a not for profit coffee spot downtown Boston. While women gathered in the warm, comfortable meeting…