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Is 'Thinspo' for Guys Any Less Harmful Than 'Thinspo' For Girls?

Cristen Conger | Posted 06.12.2013 | Women
Cristen Conger

Even though the media have reported on "thinspiration" -- a.k.a. thinspo -- websites for more than a decade, one of the first direct acknowledgement...

There Is Nothing Good About 'Thinspo'

Phoebe Dodds | Posted 06.10.2013 | Teen
Phoebe Dodds

I can see absolutely nothing good about "thinspo." To me, Twitter and Tumblr should be doing all they can to shut down the pro-anorexia accounts, which just harm people.

A Mother's Plea: Shut The 'Hunger Blogs', They Are Killing Our Children

Harriet Brown | Posted 04.16.2012 | Parents
Harriet Brown

If my older daughter had never developed anorexia, I might be more sympathetic to the notion that thinspo is a genuine form of self-expression. That it's every girl's right to want to be skinny.