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A Letter To My Eating Disorder – I Know You Want Me Dead, But Today I Choose To Live

A Letter To My Eating Disorder – I Know You Want Me Dead, But Today I Choose To Live

By Cami Julaine Dear Eating Disorder, I used to call you “Anna”, short for Anorexia. You were tall, tan, and lean-everything I am not. But that gave you too much […]

December 21, 2016 ×
UK’s Women’s Equality Party Launches Campaign Tackling Negative Body Image Ideals At LFW

UK’s Women’s Equality Party Launches Campaign Tackling Negative Body Image Ideals At LFW

Ever since the UK’s Women’s Equality Party formed and made their foray into UK politics in the London Mayoral elections back in Spring, they have been on our radar as […]

September 13, 2016 ×
Female Filmmaker Duo Tackle Eating Disorders & Thinspo Culture In ‘Little Miss Perfect’

Female Filmmaker Duo Tackle Eating Disorders & Thinspo Culture In ‘Little Miss Perfect’

We often talk about the problem Hollywood has with its lack of female directors, female-driven stories on par with that of male-driven stories, and that the big decisions coming from […]

May 19, 2016 ×
The Ultimate Trend – How The Fashion Industry Is Embracing Health Over Size

The Ultimate Trend – How The Fashion Industry Is Embracing Health Over Size

By Nupur Gupta As early as the publication of the first Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue in 1964, the standard of beauty has been defined as tall, slim, and Caucasian- a […]

March 7, 2016 ×
Will France’s Crackdown On Unhealthy Models Set A New Fashion Industry Standard?

Will France’s Crackdown On Unhealthy Models Set A New Fashion Industry Standard?

You may remember back in April 2015 when France signed a new law which would see greater oversight into the alleged unhealthy standards of models throughout the fashion industry. The […]

January 11, 2016 ×
Oxford University Women’s Rugby Team Poses Nude To Raise Awareness About Eating Disorders

Oxford University Women’s Rugby Team Poses Nude To Raise Awareness About Eating Disorders

The Oxford University Women’s Rugby Team are tackling eating disorders and unhealthy body image ideals in a unique way: by stripping off while on the field and showing what it […]

December 17, 2015 ×
The Media Is Increasing It’s Focus On Male Body Image Issues & It’s About Time!

The Media Is Increasing It’s Focus On Male Body Image Issues & It’s About Time!

It’s no secret we are a website dedicated to sharing positive, inspiring and empowering messages for women, and discussing important topics that affect us. But in the spirit of true […]

September 8, 2015 ×
Comedian Whitney Cummings On Body Image: “Perfection Is Bulls**t!”

Comedian Whitney Cummings On Body Image: “Perfection Is Bulls**t!”

We know, Whit, we know. Yet somehow women are still expected to live up to these unrealistic ideals of “perfection” and then we wonder why there are so many girls […]

August 14, 2015 ×
If Female Characters In Video Games Weren’t Sexualized Here’s What They’d Look Like

If Female Characters In Video Games Weren’t Sexualized Here’s What They’d Look Like

Earlier this year an eating disorder awareness organization called Bulima.com created a unique and clever campaign to raise awareness about the impact of media on body image. They created a […]

August 5, 2015 ×
Zoe Kravitz Talks Openly About Her Battle With Eating Disorders & Her Recovery

Zoe Kravitz Talks Openly About Her Battle With Eating Disorders & Her Recovery

Eating disorders are increasingly common amongst young people. In America alone 20 million women and 10 million men suffer from an eating disorder. It is a group of diseases that […]

May 20, 2015 ×
Health Experts Aren’t The Authority On Body Image Issues, These Teen Girls Are

Health Experts Aren’t The Authority On Body Image Issues, These Teen Girls Are

We see plenty of expert research available discussing the issue of body image, eating disorders and what effects the self-esteem of young women. Speaker and author Jean Kilbourne, founder of […]

May 8, 2015 ×
Eating Disorder Org Re-Imagines Comic Book Characters With Realistic Bodies

Eating Disorder Org Re-Imagines Comic Book Characters With Realistic Bodies

Eating Disorder awareness week may have been from Feb 22-28th this year, but there’s no reason why the education and awareness shouldn’t continue every day of the year. Across America […]

April 20, 2015 ×