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14-Year-Old Girl Says Oregon Clothing Store Banned Her for Being 'Too Big' (TEXT and VIDEO)
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, society, women, weight, size, rights, sadness, news, children, ethics, abuse, fashion )

Carrie
- 572 days ago - rawstory.com
An Oregon clothing chain is investigating after a 14-year-old girl said that one store threw her out for being "too big." Shelby Buster told KEZI that she didn't expect to experience weight discrimination when she went shopping without her mother...
Why We Need More People Like Jennifer Livingston to Tell the World There Is More to Life Than Our Weight
Society & Culture  (tags: women, weight, society, health, abuse, americans, culture, media, ethics )

Carrie
- 903 days ago - alternet.org
Since Livingston's statements, Krause has apologized, and she accepted his apology. Livingston is now being celebrated for her courage, and many are using the video as an avenue to discuss weight and health, and how the former is not a display of the...
Ralph Lauren Plus-Size Model Robyn Lawley: I'M Proud Of My Body
Society & Culture  (tags: women, culture, weight, fashion, society, safety, sadness, celebrity )

Carrie
- 914 days ago - thedailybeast.com
After a backlash over her weight, Lady Gaga issued a call for a Body Revolution this week and urged fans to "triumph over insecurities." Now, plus-size Ralph Lauren model Robyn Lawley asks: What's so great about being a size 0 anyway?
Girls as Young as Eight Victims in Thin Craze - Australia
Society & Culture  (tags: australia, weight, children, girls, teenagers, health, doctors, hospital )

Chrissy
- 2637 days ago - news.com.au
GIRLS as young as eight are falling victim to the size zero fashion phenomenon with a 50 per cent increase in children being admitted with life-threatening eating disorders in the last eight years. With one expert naming January as "panic month," doctors
   

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