Body Image

TLC Star Whitney Way Thore Fighting For A World Where Beauty Isn’t The Measure Of Success

TLC Star Whitney Way Thore Fighting For A World Where Beauty Isn’t The Measure Of Success

She became a viral sensation from her ‘A Fat Girl Dancing’ Youtube video which has more than 9 million views since it was released. Almost overnight she became a national […]

October 17, 2017 ×
Artist Creates Illustration Series Celebrating The Parts Of Our Bodies We’re Told To Hide

Artist Creates Illustration Series Celebrating The Parts Of Our Bodies We’re Told To Hide

We are all about body positive messages and we’re also always on the lookout for artists and creators who use their talent to share messages of empowerment. We came across […]

October 9, 2017 ×
Dear Michael Moore: Thank You For Inspiring Me To Write About Body Image

Dear Michael Moore: Thank You For Inspiring Me To Write About Body Image

By Maya Melamed Last week I had the flu, which meant I had some down time to laze about, and I decided to seize the opportunity to finally watch your […]

September 6, 2017 ×
EU’s Largest Women-Only Fitness Festival Emphasizes Bodies’ Abilities, Not Appearances

EU’s Largest Women-Only Fitness Festival Emphasizes Bodies’ Abilities, Not Appearances

It’s hard to escape the overwhelming amount of “fitspo” messages surrounding us today. Whether it be on social media, on TV, in fashion and advertising, or even in our local […]

August 28, 2017 ×
Plus Size Badass Dolly Singh Is Busting The Myth That Only Some Bodies Are Made For Yoga

Plus Size Badass Dolly Singh Is Busting The Myth That Only Some Bodies Are Made For Yoga

If you have ever read the comments under an image of a plus size or curvy person doing pretty much anything, especially when they are talking about body-positivity, you will […]

August 2, 2017 ×
If Justin Baldoni’s New Talk Show Is As impactful As His Voice On Social Media, Count Us In!

If Justin Baldoni’s New Talk Show Is As impactful As His Voice On Social Media, Count Us In!

You already know him as Jane’s kryptonite Rafael in the hit CW show ‘Jane The Virgin’, but there is so much awesomeness about Justin Baldoni off-screen as there is on. […]

July 27, 2017 ×
These Plus Size Activists Are Expanding Fashion Boundaries By Including Men In The Bo-Po Movement

These Plus Size Activists Are Expanding Fashion Boundaries By Including Men In The Bo-Po Movement

We talk a lot about body positivity and the movement started by everyday fashion influencers who are making a real impact on the way the fashion industry decision-makers portray bodies […]

July 25, 2017 ×
This Brooklyn Gym Focusing On Positive, Health Body Image Has No Mirrors Or Scales On The Premises

This Brooklyn Gym Focusing On Positive, Health Body Image Has No Mirrors Or Scales On The Premises

If you are like any of the other few billion people around the world who has at some point struggled with low self-esteem or negative self image, you will have […]

June 26, 2017 ×
Elle’s ‘Talking Body’ Interview Series Tackles Race, Body Image & Perception Of Women

Elle’s ‘Talking Body’ Interview Series Tackles Race, Body Image & Perception Of Women

Over the past few years we have seen a huge rising tide of voices, activists, models and both industry insiders and outsiders dismantling insular beauty standards that have been present […]

June 8, 2017 ×
Photo Series ‘Put On Her Soul’ Injects Some Much-Needed Diversity Into Narrow Beauty Standards

Photo Series ‘Put On Her Soul’ Injects Some Much-Needed Diversity Into Narrow Beauty Standards

By now we’re all accustomed to the narrow beauty standards that grace the pages of nearly every mainstream beauty and fashion magazine and digital platform. Only 5% of women are […]

May 25, 2017 ×
Eddie Huang’s Candid Conversation About Body Image And Race Is What We Need To See More Of

Eddie Huang’s Candid Conversation About Body Image And Race Is What We Need To See More Of

You already know him as one of the biggest names in the pop culture zeitgeist. Eddie Huang has his own show on VICELAND called ‘Huang’s World’, is the author of […]

April 18, 2017 ×
This Awesome Group Of Men Campaigned For More Diversity At London Fashion Week Mens

This Awesome Group Of Men Campaigned For More Diversity At London Fashion Week Mens

The talk over the need for diversity in fashion is continuing to escalate, with the voices of body-positive activists, bloggers, models, designers and everyday fashion-lovers becoming so loud they are […]

February 22, 2017 ×
Powerful Equinox Campaign Features Cancer Survivor Proudly Showing Mastectomy Scars

Powerful Equinox Campaign Features Cancer Survivor Proudly Showing Mastectomy Scars

It must be a sign that change is in the air, especially in the advertising world. While we’re certainly not trying to claim that objectification of women’s bodies and co-opting […]

February 20, 2017 ×
Arnold Schwarzenegger’s Body Image Struggles Shows The Hidden Problems Of Masculine Stereotypes

Arnold Schwarzenegger’s Body Image Struggles Shows The Hidden Problems Of Masculine Stereotypes

We talk a lot about body image here at GTHQ, because we, as a group of women, understand the cultural pressure mounted by media, entertainment, fashion, advertising and the health […]

January 26, 2017 ×
Seventeen Magazine Shines Spotlight On Amputee Pamela Reynolds For Their #PerfectlyMe Campaign

Seventeen Magazine Shines Spotlight On Amputee Pamela Reynolds For Their #PerfectlyMe Campaign

Seventeen Magazine launched their #PerfectlyMe in October 2016 coinciding with the day they dubbed National Body Confidence Day (Oct 17). In the launch announcement, the publication stated this was more […]

January 25, 2017 ×