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Amy Schumer 'Not Cool' Being Included in Plus-Size Mag

She's a size 6-8, thinks that gives young girls the wrong impression

(Newser) - Glamour magazine featured Amy Schumer in a special edition of its magazine under the title, "Women Who Inspire Us." And Schumer isn't pleased. The issue is that the "Chic at Any Size" edition was "aimed at women size 12 and up" and also featured plus-size... More »

9/11 Widower Returns Wife's 'Woman of the Year' Award...

Because Caitlyn Jenner got the same award

(Newser) - Moira Smith, the only female NYPD officer who was killed in the 9/11 attacks, was posthumously named Glamour's "Woman of the Year" in 2001. Fourteen years later, the magazine named Caitlyn Jenner one of its women of the year —and Smith's angry widower doesn't want... More »

Crowd Goes Nuts for Malala at Glamour Awards

Lady Gaga urges education activist to always speak her mind

(Newser) - A group of young girls in the audience at last night's Glamour Women of the Year awards ceremony went absolutely nuts—not for an actress or singer, but for a Pakistani education activist. "We love you, Malala!" they shouted as Malala Yousafzai stepped onstage at Carnegie Hall... More »

Plus-Size Models Hurt Self-Esteem, Too

Sorry, Glamour : A model's size doesn't matter to an overweight woman

(Newser) - Never mind the hoopla surrounding Glamour’s decision to grace its pages with plus-size models—looking at any model will damage an overweight woman’s self-esteem. Meanwhile, underweight women's self-esteem climbs no matter the size of the model they’re looking at, New York reports, citing a recent study. The... More »

Shuttering Mags, Conde Nast Turns to ... Online Dating?

Publishing giant makes 'very bizarre' venture into new business

(Newser) - OK, so Gourmet wasn't working out, seven staffers at Glamour were just given the boot, and the remaining mags in Conde Nast's stable are slashing up to 25% of their budgets. But obviously the time is ripe for Conde Nast to launch…an online dating site, the New York Daily ... More »

Glamour Goes Plus-Size, Nude Again

Six full-figured models will join beloved Lizzi Miller in the buff

(Newser) - Inspired by the outpouring of enthusiasm (and press, no doubt) over the appearance of plus-size model Lizzi Miller—pooch and all—in its September issue, Glamour will feature a bevy of nude plus-size models in a November spread, insiders tell the New York Post. Miller will be back, joined by... More »

'Real' Model: I Didn't Like the Pic

But even though it's 'not the most flattering,' it is 'real'

(Newser) - The world is still in love with Lizzi Miller, the plus-size model recently featured on Glamour’s page 194—but Miller herself wasn’t a fan of the belly-baring photograph when she first saw it. The 5’11”, 180-pound Miller tells Today, “I’m just like every other girl... More »

Mag's Gutsy Photo Hits With Readers

(Newser) - In showing that it has the stomach to use plus-sized models in its pages, Glamour has provoked a torrent of positive reader reaction, blogger Margaret notes on Jezebel. A photo of a woman with a bit of a gut hanging over her underwear accompanied a story in the September issue,... More »

Airbrush's Bristles Get Prickly for Fashion Mags

Readers demand more realistic photos

(Newser) - After years of digital enhancements that make today’s celebrities look more alien than human, a movement is under way to make fashion photography more realistic, the New York Times reports. Leading by example is photographer Peter Lindbergh, responsible for a series of un-retouched celebs on the cover of French... More »

Paris: I'm Practically Celibate

Heiress insists her bedpost notches are few

(Newser) - She made one of the most famous sex tapes of our time, but Paris Hilton has “only ever done it with a couple of people,” the heiress tells Glamour magazine, the Sun reports. Other than video co-star Rick Salomon, who made the cut? “People make up stories,... More »

Working Moms, Conservatives Question Palin

Fellow multitaskers wonder about VP pick's judgment, values

(Newser) - Sarah Palin's candidacy adds a twist to a familiar "mommy wars" debate: Most social conservatives argue that the mother of five, one a special-needs infant, can handle the heat of the nation's second-highest job, while liberal working women by and large disagree. "You can juggle a BlackBerry and... More »

Obama Camp Wields Steely Secret Weapon: Mrs. O

Michelle Obama seen as campaign 'closer'

(Newser) - Outspoken and gutsy but sometimes sarcastic and condescending, Barack Obama's wife, Michelle, is playing a central role in his campaign as it builds toward a final showdown. Known as "The Closer" behind the scenes, the 44-year-old Harvard-educated lawyer puts steel into the campaign while Obama stays above the fray,... More »

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