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Obese patients ‘being weight-shamed by doctors and nurses’
Exclusive: Research shows some people skip medical appointments because they feel humiliated by staff

Denis Campbell Health policy editor

10, Aug, 2022 @5:00 AM

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I’ve got big, muscular legs – and I’m finally proud of them | Jessica Fostekew
Women are made to feel that if they have chunky, powerful legs, they should hide them. But it’s time we showed them off to the world

Jessica Fostekew

08, Aug, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Third woman complains at use of her image in Spanish ‘beach body’ ad
Juliet Fitzpatrick, a cancer survivor, said photo of her face on the body of another woman was unacceptable

Matthew Weaver

01, Aug, 2022 @5:49 PM

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‘I’m so angry’: UK model’s prosthetic leg edited out of Spain ‘beach bodies’ ad
Sian Green-Lord says use and alteration of her image without her knowledge in government poster was ‘beyond wrong’

Joe Middleton

31, Jul, 2022 @5:34 PM

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Spanish artist sorry for using models’ likeness without permission
Image of UK model Nyome Nicholas-Williams among those used in government poster celebrating diversity of women’s bodies

Sam Jones in Madrid

29, Jul, 2022 @1:02 PM

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Is there a single comedian out there who isn’t fatphobic? Apart from me, of course | Sofie Hagen
I’m not saying that all my peers set out to make fun of fat people. But that doesn’t make their shows safe spaces, writes Sofie Hagen

Sofie Hagen

29, Jul, 2022 @12:16 PM

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‘Muscles look cooler’: South Korean women reshape idea of beauty
As growing numbers chase ‘geongangmi’ look, critics argue it’s yet another narrow beauty ideal imposed on women

Arian Khameneh in Seoul

10, Jun, 2022 @6:52 PM

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The people making a difference: the man who made blokes strip off and feel good about themselves
Paul Goddard wanted to help ‘pretty average’ men realise they can be sexy, so put together a ‘dad bod’ calendar. Now it’s his turn for a treat

Sirin Kale

23, May, 2022 @11:00 AM

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‘Enough of this plus!’ A paradigm shift at Australian fashion week
2022’s runways feature historically diverse casting, signalling broader changes in how the fashion industry could operate

Alyx Gorman

13, May, 2022 @8:00 PM

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I’ve got a seven-month-old baby. How do I make sure she doesn’t feel the same body shame I did? | Leading questions
Bracing a child for a bad outcome can teach them to expect it, writes advice columnist Eleanor Gordon-Smith. Fortunately time is on your side

Eleanor Gordon-Smith

05, May, 2022 @5:30 PM

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Pressing the right buttons for bliss | Brief letters
Brief letters: Button B success | A cure for heartache | Daily Mail contamination | Damned with faint praise | The Hollies


03, May, 2022 @5:05 PM

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Porn in parliament is an insult to us all | Brief letters
Letters: Conservative party scandal | MOT costs | Unjoined-up government | Osprey eggs | Dubious praise


28, Apr, 2022 @4:39 PM

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