"You Don't Look Like You Can Run a Marathon": Fat Girl Running

"You Don't Look Like You Can Run a Marathon": Fat Girl Running

It doesn't take a diversity consultant to recognize that we are a country that is obsessed with body image. Irrespective of where you fall on the gender spectrum, each day we are all inundated with increasingly narrow notions of ideal beauty. The vast majority of these images, ironically, are digitally enhanced and simply unattainable, at least without the help of a doctor. 

The Catcalling Video: The Big Elephant that the Producers Didn't See!

The Catcalling Video: The Big Elephant that the Producers Didn't See!

A few days ago Slate posted a video of a young woman who chronicled the challenges that many women in Manhattan face, and presumably many other places, of negotiating catcalling, unwanted attention from men. My understanding is that the purpose of the video was to raise awareness around this issue with the goal of educating men to make better decisions and foster a more inclusive environment for women. So far, I'm onboard.