Post Tagged with: "body image"

From Fearless Girl To Fretful Teen: Why More & More Girls Are Growing Up Unhappy

From Fearless Girl To Fretful Teen: Why More & More Girls Are Growing Up Unhappy

By Kim McCabe She’s three and she sticks her tummy out proudly. 
She’s thirteen and she sucks her tummy in shamefully.
 What went wrong? She climbs a tree to play […]

August 30, 2018 ×
FEMINIST FRIDAY: Common, Priyanka Chopra & Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Share Powerful Social Messages

FEMINIST FRIDAY: Common, Priyanka Chopra & Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Share Powerful Social Messages

Welcome to another Feminist Friday column, the part of our week where we share a handful of our fave videos of the moment, relating to our definition of what it […]

July 27, 2018 ×
An Important Reminder Why Instagram “Fitspo” Accounts Are Not Your Body’s Best Friend

An Important Reminder Why Instagram “Fitspo” Accounts Are Not Your Body’s Best Friend

In today’s Instagram-obsessed culture, there’s huge pressure to “snap back” post-baby. When scrolling our timelines, we’re bombarded by a never-ending feed of seemingly perfect celeb bodies, and often struggle to […]

July 24, 2018 ×
Why The Beauty Industry Won’t Survive In Its Current Form In A Post #MeToo World

Why The Beauty Industry Won’t Survive In Its Current Form In A Post #MeToo World

By Bron Stange TW: Sexual Assault and Body Image. At the end of 2012 when I completed my degree in Gender Studies, I remember being asked by several people, “What […]

June 6, 2018 ×
3 Effective Muscle-Building Tips For Women To Help You Stay Strong & Healthy

3 Effective Muscle-Building Tips For Women To Help You Stay Strong & Healthy

Whether you already do regular exercise or are just starting a fitness program, you are ready to add some muscle-building exercises into your life. You know that building up your […]

February 23, 2018 ×
This NYC Gym Focuses On Prenatal Fitness & Revolutionizes The Way We Look At Pregnancy

This NYC Gym Focuses On Prenatal Fitness & Revolutionizes The Way We Look At Pregnancy

Anyone who has ever been pregnant, or is currently pregnant, can attest to the way society loves to share its opinion about pregnant bodies. While women especially are already objectified […]

December 13, 2017 ×
CBS’ ‘We Need To Talk’ Show Launches Series Examining Body Image In Female Athletes

CBS’ ‘We Need To Talk’ Show Launches Series Examining Body Image In Female Athletes

If you haven’t yet tuned into CBS Sports’ show ‘We Need To Talk’, it’s time to catch up! The series discusses important issues and cultural events that are happening in […]

November 14, 2017 ×
Actress Constance Wu Writes Op-Ed Tackling Media Impact On Race & Body Image

Actress Constance Wu Writes Op-Ed Tackling Media Impact On Race & Body Image

She stars in ABC’s ‘Fresh Off The Boat’ and will be seen in the upcoming feature film ‘Crazy Rich Asians’, but as far as we’re concerned, actress Constance Wu’s best […]

November 8, 2017 ×
Parenting Resource Organization Releases Book About Healthy Body Image For Young Boys

Parenting Resource Organization Releases Book About Healthy Body Image For Young Boys

A recent survey on body image conducted by Men’s Health, looking specifically into the effects of social media, found that 1 in 3 men ages 18-34 (33%) feel pressure to […]

November 6, 2017 ×
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 ×
Will Getty Images’ Photoshop Ban Set A New Standard Throughout The Advertising Industry?

Will Getty Images’ Photoshop Ban Set A New Standard Throughout The Advertising Industry?

Where photoshop and digital enhancement were once industry standard practices that didn’t elicit any raised eyebrows, these days they have become the target of scandals and exposes in the age […]

October 12, 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 ×
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 ×