Body Image

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Fitness Brand Owner Responds To An Article Shaming Women Who Wear Yoga Pants

Fitness Brand Owner Responds To An Article Shaming Women Who Wear Yoga Pants

By Genevieve Torok Everywhere you look, someone is wearing them – yoga pants. Whether they’re sporting a colorful design, or they’re being used in lieu of traditional slacks for professional […]

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CVS Pharmacy Announces It Will No Longer Use Photoshop In Its Advertising And Stores

CVS Pharmacy Announces It Will No Longer Use Photoshop In Its Advertising And Stores

It is the largest retail pharmacy chain in the United States with close to 10,000 stores nationwide, and its retail drug store accounts for tens of billions of dollars in […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Artist Creates Illustration Series Celebrating The Parts Of Our Bodies We’re Told To Hide

Artist Creates Illustration Series Celebrating The Parts Of Our Bodies We’re Told To Hide

We are all about body positive messages and we’re also always on the lookout for artists and creators who use their talent to share messages of empowerment. We came across […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Plus Size Badass Dolly Singh Is Busting The Myth That Only Some Bodies Are Made For Yoga

Plus Size Badass Dolly Singh Is Busting The Myth That Only Some Bodies Are Made For Yoga

If you have ever read the comments under an image of a plus size or curvy person doing pretty much anything, especially when they are talking about body-positivity, you will […]

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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 […]

Body Image, Interviews

Photo Series ‘Put On Her Soul’ Injects Some Much-Needed Diversity Into Narrow Beauty Standards

Photo Series ‘Put On Her Soul’ Injects Some Much-Needed Diversity Into Narrow Beauty Standards

By now we’re all accustomed to the narrow beauty standards that grace the pages of nearly every mainstream beauty and fashion magazine and digital platform. Only 5% of women are […]

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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 […]

Body Image, Health

Powerful Equinox Campaign Features Cancer Survivor Proudly Showing Mastectomy Scars

Powerful Equinox Campaign Features Cancer Survivor Proudly Showing Mastectomy Scars

It must be a sign that change is in the air, especially in the advertising world. While we’re certainly not trying to claim that objectification of women’s bodies and co-opting […]