Post Tagged with: "body image"

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 ×
Model With Rare Skin Condition Uses Social Media To Show Beauty Isn’t One-Size-Fits-All

Model With Rare Skin Condition Uses Social Media To Show Beauty Isn’t One-Size-Fits-All

Any person that is using their voice or platform to dismantle narrow standards of beauty and push for greater inclusion is a hero to us. Meet Sara Geurts, a 26 […]

August 7, 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 ×
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 ×
Gabby Sidibe’s ‘This Is Just My Face’ Is The Empowering, Bo-Po Book We Wish We Had Growing Up

Gabby Sidibe’s ‘This Is Just My Face’ Is The Empowering, Bo-Po Book We Wish We Had Growing Up

We’re serious when we ask: “where the heck was this book when we were growing up?!”. Actress Gabourey Sidibe’s new memoir ‘This Is Just My Face: Try Not To Stare’ […]

June 21, 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 ×
‘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 ×