Body Image

Photo Series Proving “Prettiness Is Not A Rent You Pay For Occupying A Space Marked Female”

Photo Series Proving “Prettiness Is Not A Rent You Pay For Occupying A Space Marked Female”

Negative body image messages, be gone! Body positivity, keep it coming! Because the narrow standards of beauty which have been plaguing women for decades, many campaigns to combat them and […]

September 1, 2016 ×
This Queen Started A Viral Hashtag #WeWearWhatWeWant To Put Body Police On Notice

This Queen Started A Viral Hashtag #WeWearWhatWeWant To Put Body Police On Notice

If there is one person, in retrospect, who Beyonce might’ve written the lyrics “Coz I slay, all day, I slay” about, it is Los Angeles-based model and blogger Simone Mariposa. […]

August 19, 2016 ×
Plus Size Pioneers Denise Bidot & Clementine Desseaux On The Inclusive Fashion Revolution

Plus Size Pioneers Denise Bidot & Clementine Desseaux On The Inclusive Fashion Revolution

In case you haven’t been keeping up (which, if you’re an avid GTHQ reader there’s no way you would have missed it!) there is a fashion revolution afoot and it’s […]

August 15, 2016 ×
Miss Teen USA Pageant Ditches Swimwear For Athletic-Wear To Put Focus On Health & Wellbeing

Miss Teen USA Pageant Ditches Swimwear For Athletic-Wear To Put Focus On Health & Wellbeing

Well hello progress! While the media was focused on a scandal involving racist tweets from the newly-crowned Miss Teen USA Karlie Hay of Texas (which is an incorrigible act and […]

August 10, 2016 ×
“Un-Edit” Visual Campaign Highlights The Impact Social Media & Photoshop Has On Body Image

“Un-Edit” Visual Campaign Highlights The Impact Social Media & Photoshop Has On Body Image

It’s hard to escape the world of social media and the impact it is having on body image standards. If we thought the pressure from the fashion or advertising industries […]

July 27, 2016 ×
Three “Beach Body Ready” Tips That Have Nothing To Do With Beauty Or Fashion Trends

Three “Beach Body Ready” Tips That Have Nothing To Do With Beauty Or Fashion Trends

As the summer season gets into full swing, you may well have noticed articles online, perhaps shared on your social media news feeds, about women in bikinis. There have been […]

July 20, 2016 ×
Why We Think Alicia Keys’ Essay On Going Make-Up Free Is A Game-Changer

Why We Think Alicia Keys’ Essay On Going Make-Up Free Is A Game-Changer

In an essay for Lean Dunham’s Lenny Letter, Grammy Award-winning musician Alicia Keys wrote a piece titled “It’s Time To Uncover” which detailed her reasons for starting her #nomakeup campaign […]

July 19, 2016 ×
These Women Will Completely Change The Way You Think Of Stereotypical Yoga Bodies

These Women Will Completely Change The Way You Think Of Stereotypical Yoga Bodies

It seems we are finally getting to a point where society accepts that health and fitness definitions are not a one-size-fits-all set of specifications. It’s not uncommon to see debates […]

July 7, 2016 ×
These Boundary-Pushing Campaigns Are Evidence Of The Body Positive Fashion Revolution

These Boundary-Pushing Campaigns Are Evidence Of The Body Positive Fashion Revolution

You don’t have to look to the political landscape to find a real revolution lead by the democratic voice of the people – it’s already happening in the fashion world! […]

June 1, 2016 ×
An Important Message In The Body Positive Mov’t: “Fat” Doesn’t Necessarily Mean “Unhealthy”

An Important Message In The Body Positive Mov’t: “Fat” Doesn’t Necessarily Mean “Unhealthy”

We love the body positive movement! There are so many conversations that have been started regarding perceptions around body ideals, and despite the many divisive opinions, the fact that it […]

May 18, 2016 ×
How Ebony Mag Brought Intersectionality Into The Body Image Convo With These 4 Cover Girls

How Ebony Mag Brought Intersectionality Into The Body Image Convo With These 4 Cover Girls

While we continue to slow clap on a regular basis about the body positivity movement that is infiltrating mainstream fashion and advertising, we’re adding a standing ovation to this particular […]

April 7, 2016 ×
IMG’s First Male Plus Size Model Zach Miko Is Changing Narrow Masculine Body Ideals

IMG’s First Male Plus Size Model Zach Miko Is Changing Narrow Masculine Body Ideals

Move over Derek Zoolander, there’s a new male model in town! His name is Zach Miko, and he has officially been signed to the world’s largest modeling agency, IMG Models […]

April 4, 2016 ×