"Voices - Not Bodies" is a committee
dedicated to raising eating disorders awareness.
We are endorsed by the National Ass'n. of Anorexia
Nervosa and Associated Disorders (ANAD). Our
objective is to hold a candlelight vigil and rally
on the Ellipse of the National Mall, Washington
DC on April 20, 2002.
The vigil is to promote eating disorders awareness and
to provide resources for the millions suffering, their
families, friends, and the general public.
"Take Back Our Bodies Photo Shoot"
People for Fair Representation in the Media (P-FRaMe)
is organized a photoshoot. The "Take Back Our
Bodies Photo Shoot" on August 26, 2001,
designed to help all women gain ownership over their own bodies, and to
reclaim our image from the media. The goal of this
project is to reveal -- to ourselves and others --
what female bodies are REALLY like. They are beautiful and ALL different!
They don't conform to impossible standards (well,
99% of us don't). We are called for women of all
shapes, sizes, ages and colors to gather for a photo shoot
where we revealed our bodies for the camera. The resulting images
will be placed on posters, magnets, postcards, and
anywhere else we can put them, and hopefully shown in
Amanda Koster is the talent behind the camera (you can visit her web site at
- Calling All Girls: Tell Us Why You Are Beautiful
I Am Beautiful authors seek Teen Submissions for New Book
The authors are seeking written responses from teen girls to these
Do you think you are beautiful? What makes you beautiful? Who are the
most beautiful people in your life? How do your favorite magazines, TV
shows, music videos and movies make you feel about your beauty? When do you
feel the most beautiful?
Written responses should be no more than 200 words and should be
accompanied by a clear photo of the girl. For more information, see
the I Am Beautiful website.
- Please contribute to a new book:
"Women's Stories-True Tales of Body Shame"
Write the story or stories describing when you felt ashamed of or
about your body. Relevant photographs illustrating your story are encouraged
(please label each on the back). Please include your name, address and
telephone number to enable inquiries. For the manuscript, names will be
changed to protect confidentiality. Send to: Stacey Nye, Ph.D., 10620 N. Port
Washington Rd., Mequon, WI 53092; (262) 241-5955
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