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What's got my attention this week

Want some ideas for things to read, watch and listen to this weekend? Look no further...

Finally, a Disney hero who's plus-size. Or should that be a realistic size?

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• Finally Disney is tackling body image (Opens in a new window) in its new film Reflect, starring Bianca, a girl who wants to be a ballet dancer. It's only a short film, but it's a start.
• Conversely, I came across this piece about the return of "thin culture" (Opens in a new window) and a little bit of me died.
• It will come as no surprise to anyone in the "sandwich generation" (Opens in a new window) that they're getting squished.
Incredibly moving interview (Opens in a new window) with actor Damien Lewis about life after the death of his phenomenal wife, Helen McCrory.
Joan Didion's life in objects (Opens in a new window).
• What it's really like sleeping in separate bedrooms. (Opens in a new window)
• Women in the armed forces have been threatened with disciplinary action (Opens in a new window)if they "sleep around". Ummmm...
• A former magazine editor on her contribution to the menopause taboo (Opens in a new window).

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