Why is it acceptable to mock ANY body type?

I stumbled across this video over at Huffington Post recently. In it, Ellen DeGeneres is responding to CEO Mike Jeffries statement that his company, Abercrombie & Fitch, will no longer be selling women's clothing larger than size 10. ...more
@Denise Thanks for reading! I'm glad to know someone else agrees :)more

Who Are Your Favorite TV Talk Show Hosts?

They keep us company in hotel rooms during business trips.  They keep us sane and laughing during a long election year.  They keep a million DVR boxes working overtime.  I'm talking about our nation's TV talk show hosts.  From the early days when Johnny Carson ruled the airwaves to current favorites and relative newcomers like Jimmy Fallon and Stephen Colbert, they are among the funniest and most thoughtful television celebrities. Best of all, they get OTHER famous folks to say wonderfully tweetable things....more
 @KarenLynnn Well it's not really his own show, but it will be interesting to see how Howard ...more

I Will Dance with Ellen, and I Will Shop at JC Penney

I had lunch with a friend a few weeks ago. She was struggling with legal difficulties years after an adoption, with health insurance woes because of a budget-cut job loss a year ago, with money hemorrhaging everywhere. Problems many of us have, but in her case each of those particular problems wouldn't exist if her female partner (a stoic, strong, hardworking, cute medical professional who bakes Alaskans, could lift a truck off of your chest and who's got moves like Jagger) were a man and therefore someone my friend could legally marry in Florida....more
Hey, I never shop at JC Penny's but I just bought a %100 percent cotton sweater there!more

Blogging for LGBT Families: Dear Ellen

Dear Ellen, Huh. I just realized I've never written a letter to a celebrity before -- or I don't think I have. I don't remember ever writing to Sean Cassidy or Donnie Osmond or Karen Carpenter as a kid, and I certainly can't remember ever writing a letter to a celebrity as an adult. Now I'm all self-conscious about this, is there a certain way to write a letter to a celebrity? Do you have to watch that celebrity's shows in order to write a letter because I don't really watch your show....more

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I recall my first stops in places where we have imprinted in our minds ...more

A Shore Thing, Now With More Snooki Snex

Let's get this out of the way just in case you missed the news that Snooki got a book deal and has a book out in the world despite the fact that last year she reportedly tweeted the exciting news that she was reading her first book. A Shore Thing was released on January 4 and people have been talking about it ever since. ...more

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