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National Organization for Women

Calling All Bloggers!

Join NOW Foundation's Love Your Body Day Blog Carnival on Wednesday, Oct. 19

Are you ready to sound off on unrealistic beauty standards and the effects of advertising on women and girls? Or share healthy ways to feel good about yourself or cultivate self-esteem? Now is your opportunity! On Wednesday, Oct.19, the National Organization for Women Foundation will host a Love Your Body Day blog carnival, featuring voices from across the Internet – and you're invited to add yours.

Each year NOW Foundation celebrates Love Your Body Day to send a positive message to women and girls that beauty comes in all colors, shapes and sizes. This year's blog carnival will encourage women to come together to celebrate a day of self-acceptance and promote positive body image by contributing their unique voices.

To join the blog carnival, please email the link to your blog post to lybd2011@yahoo.com by Friday, Oct. 21. NOW CAN leaders, please forward this message on to anyone you think may be interested! Beginning on Love Your Body Day (Wednesday, Oct. 19), we will post a list of participants on our blog, Say It, Sister!

Please remember to include the following text link in your blog post: "This post is part of the 2011 Love Your Body Day Blog Carnival" linking to: http://www.now.org/news/blogs/index.php/sayit/2011/10/19/lybd-blog-carnival-posts

Here are some suggested topics to choose from:

  • Advertising/media influence on women and girls
  • How I learned to love my body
  • Airbrushing and other tricks that create unrealistic beauty standards
  • Cosmetic surgery
  • Dieting and eating disorders
  • Negative, narrow gender stereotypes
  • Colorism
  • Loving your body and disability
  • Children's body image awareness

*Please note that the topics listed above are only suggestions and bloggers are not limited to those topics.

Thanks in advance for participating in this Love Your Body Day event.

© 2011 National Organization for Women

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