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How The Pressure For Perfection Led Me To Write Novels With A Flawed Female Protagonist

How The Pressure For Perfection Led Me To Write Novels With A Flawed Female Protagonist

By Kathleen Valenti It’s not exactly a secret that there’s tremendous pressure on women to be perfect. Every magazine ad, television show, and movie demand that we have flushed cheeks, […]

Feminism

FEMINIST FRIDAY: Unboxing White Feminism Explained, & Iskra Lawrence Shuns Perfection

FEMINIST FRIDAY: Unboxing White Feminism Explained, & Iskra Lawrence Shuns Perfection

Welcome to this week’s edition of Feminist Friday, our weekly where we get to take a break from our regular scheduled programming and share some of our favorite videos of […]

Fashion & Beauty

Model & Actress Alyssa Sutherland Says Don’t Be Fooled By Beauty Standards On Social Media

Model & Actress Alyssa Sutherland Says Don’t Be Fooled By Beauty Standards On Social Media

Narrow standards of beauty have existed for a very long time, but the fight against the false perception of what supposed perfection looks like has gotten more serious since the […]

Girl on a Mission

‘Girls Who Code’ Founder Reshma Saujani Says Teach Girls Bravery, Not Perfection

‘Girls Who Code’ Founder Reshma Saujani Says Teach Girls Bravery, Not Perfection

We love Reshma Saujani. She is a badass entrepreneur and changer of many girls’ lives. As the founder of Girls Who Code and author of a book every woman should […]

Body Image, Celebrities

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 […]

Body Image, Causes, Sports

Professional Athletes Say Some Shocking Things About Body Image In A New Campaign

Professional Athletes Say Some Shocking Things About Body Image In A New Campaign

This one is for all the people in the world who never feel like their bodies measure up to the impossible standards of “perfection” that are daily thrust upon us… […]

Body Image, Fashion & Beauty

Victoria’s Secret’s Erin Heatherton Shuns Pursuit Of Perfection

Victoria’s Secret’s Erin Heatherton Shuns Pursuit Of Perfection

This is for realz! Victoria’s Secret model and swimsuit goddess Erin Heatherton is Ocean Drive Magazine‘s July issue cover girl and she’s covering more than just a glossy page. She […]

Body Image, Fashion & Beauty

Alessandra Ambrosio: Having A Perfect Body Isn’t Everything

Alessandra Ambrosio: Having A Perfect Body Isn’t Everything

OK it sounds a little too good to be true, Victoria’s Secret Angel Alessandra Ambrosio telling all of us that having a perfect body isn’t everything. After all, she IS […]

Body Image, Celebrities

Sophia Bush Says Women Should Collaborate, Not Compete, With Each Other

Sophia Bush Says Women Should Collaborate, Not Compete, With Each Other

We all loved her on ‘One Tree Hill’, and now she is setting our TV screens on fire (pun intended) in ‘Chicago PD’. Sophia Bush may be a successful actress, […]

Body Image, Sports

Olympic Gold Medalist Wants To Inspire Healthy Body Standards In Girls

Olympic Gold Medalist Wants To Inspire Healthy Body Standards In Girls

British athlete Lizzy Yarnold just won gold at the Sochi Winter Olympics for the skeleton event, is vowing to use her newly elevated platform to change the way young girls […]