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‘Empire’ Actress Gabby Sidibe On Body Image, Eating Disorders & Changing The Narrative Of Rape Culture

‘Empire’ Actress Gabby Sidibe On Body Image, Eating Disorders & Changing The Narrative Of Rape Culture

You know her as the sassy, sharp and funny assistant Becky on Fox’s hit show ‘Empire‘, and of course from her Academy Award nominated role in the 2009 film ‘Precious’. […]

April 20, 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 ×
Media Messages About Fat Bodies Do More Damage Than Good When It Comes To Health & Body Image

Media Messages About Fat Bodies Do More Damage Than Good When It Comes To Health & Body Image

By Liz Greene I remember with startling clarity the first time I realized I was fat. The summer camp I attended was big on encouraging kids to forge a lifelong […]

April 11, 2017 ×
Push Ups And Prom Dresses: A Fitness Coach Shares Important Body Image Perspective For Girls

Push Ups And Prom Dresses: A Fitness Coach Shares Important Body Image Perspective For Girls

By Kit Emcee I run an after-school weight lifting program. Each May, my gym fills up with teenage girls frantically running on treadmills. They want to lose weight before prom. […]

April 10, 2017 ×
Getty Images Has No Apologies About Their Campaign To Revolutionize Body Representation In Media

Getty Images Has No Apologies About Their Campaign To Revolutionize Body Representation In Media

  Back in October 2016 we wrote about a revolutionary new campaign being launched by Refinery29, Getty Images and Lane Bryant called ‘See The 67’, which was a deliberate and […]

March 1, 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 ×
FEMINIST FRIDAY: Athleta’s “Power Of She” Video Series Tackles Ageism, Pregnancy & Body Image

FEMINIST FRIDAY: Athleta’s “Power Of She” Video Series Tackles Ageism, Pregnancy & Body Image

It seems we have reached a moment in the zeitgeist where it is now commonplace to see advertising campaigns that aren’t built on the premise of enforcing and leveraging women’s […]

February 3, 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 ×
Body Of Christ Compels UK’s First Female Bishop To Take On Negative Body Image Issues

Body Of Christ Compels UK’s First Female Bishop To Take On Negative Body Image Issues

This is the kind of dialog and action we’d love to see more of from churches and faith groups! The Right Reverand Rachel Treweek is clearly a woman who isn’t […]

November 29, 2016 ×
Actor Matt McGorry’s Writes Essay On The Importance Of Men Talking About Body Image

Actor Matt McGorry’s Writes Essay On The Importance Of Men Talking About Body Image

We all know actor Matt McGorry from his roles on hit TV series’ ‘Orange Is The New Black’ and ‘How To Get Away With Murder’. But what we love him […]

November 28, 2016 ×
Teen Vogue Teams Up With Barbie Ferreira For A Body Positive Web Series Called ‘Body Party’

Teen Vogue Teams Up With Barbie Ferreira For A Body Positive Web Series Called ‘Body Party’

We love that body positivity has become a powerful movement within fashion, beauty and advertising. The trickle-down effect of the revolution happening in those industries alone is going to be […]

November 22, 2016 ×
We Have “Mad Love” For Singer JoJo Who Refuses To Bow To Body Image Pressure In Entertainment

We Have “Mad Love” For Singer JoJo Who Refuses To Bow To Body Image Pressure In Entertainment

It’s been a minute since the world has heard from singer JoJo. And by minute, we mean a decade. A lot can happen in that amount of time, especially if […]

November 21, 2016 ×