Size and Lies

TW: body image, weight You are afraid of numbers. Specific numbers—numbers in context, numbers with meaning. A strange fear, one endowed with a weight given by labels and measurements, given teeth by what they represent. Made larger, more threatening, by what they mean.  You are scared of size.  It is curious the way clothing morphes…

Campaign Opens Discussion About Fitting into the Asian Body Ideal

(Trigger warning: eating disorder) What is the ideal Asian body? The hashtag #IdealAsianBody wants to find out. Thick Dumpling Skin co-founders Lynn Chen, a Taiwanese-American actor, and Lisa Lee, former publisher of Hyphen magazine, created the campaign to promote body positivity within the Asian Pacific Islander community early January. Chen and Lee partnered with the Asian…