Body Image

Body Image

Seventeen Magazine Shines Spotlight On Amputee Pamela Reynolds For Their #PerfectlyMe Campaign

Seventeen Magazine Shines Spotlight On Amputee Pamela Reynolds For Their #PerfectlyMe Campaign

Seventeen Magazine launched their #PerfectlyMe in October 2016 coinciding with the day they dubbed National Body Confidence Day (Oct 17). In the launch announcement, the publication stated this was more […]

Body Image, Interviews

Model, Musician & Multiple Sclerosis Advocate Carmina Suzanne Turns Illness Into Inspiration

Model, Musician & Multiple Sclerosis Advocate Carmina Suzanne Turns Illness Into Inspiration

If there is one word that has become more popular and widely used than “selfie” right now, it is “diversity”. Especially considering the uptick in violence and hatred toward minorities […]

Body Image

Body Of Christ Compels UK’s First Female Bishop To Take On Negative Body Image Issues

Body Of Christ Compels UK’s First Female Bishop To Take On Negative Body Image Issues

This is the kind of dialog and action we’d love to see more of from churches and faith groups! The Right Reverand Rachel Treweek is clearly a woman who isn’t […]

Body Image

Teen Vogue Teams Up With Barbie Ferreira For A Body Positive Web Series Called ‘Body Party’

Teen Vogue Teams Up With Barbie Ferreira For A Body Positive Web Series Called ‘Body Party’

We love that body positivity has become a powerful movement within fashion, beauty and advertising. The trickle-down effect of the revolution happening in those industries alone is going to be […]

Body Image

Recent Surveys Focusing On Men And Children Prove Body Image Is Far More Than Just A Women’s Issue

Recent Surveys Focusing On Men And Children Prove Body Image Is Far More Than Just A Women’s Issue

We dedicate a lot of our publishing space to talking about body image. We mostly present the issue from a female perspective, as there is an overwhelming amount of power […]

Body Image, Sports

Designer Creates Olympic Project To Celebrate Diversity Of Female Athletes’ Bodies

Designer Creates Olympic Project To Celebrate Diversity Of Female Athletes’ Bodies

Now that the Olympics are over for another year, it’s going to be a long 4 years until the next games. And if you’re like us and were stoked to […]

Body Image

Photo Series Proving “Prettiness Is Not A Rent You Pay For Occupying A Space Marked Female”

Photo Series Proving “Prettiness Is Not A Rent You Pay For Occupying A Space Marked Female”

Negative body image messages, be gone! Body positivity, keep it coming! Because the narrow standards of beauty which have been plaguing women for decades, many campaigns to combat them and […]

Body Image

This Queen Started A Viral Hashtag #WeWearWhatWeWant To Put Body Police On Notice

This Queen Started A Viral Hashtag #WeWearWhatWeWant To Put Body Police On Notice

If there is one person, in retrospect, who Beyonce might’ve written the lyrics “Coz I slay, all day, I slay” about, it is Los Angeles-based model and blogger Simone Mariposa. […]

Body Image, Fashion & Beauty

Plus Size Pioneers Denise Bidot & Clementine Desseaux On The Inclusive Fashion Revolution

Plus Size Pioneers Denise Bidot & Clementine Desseaux On The Inclusive Fashion Revolution

In case you haven’t been keeping up (which, if you’re an avid GTHQ reader there’s no way you would have missed it!) there is a fashion revolution afoot and it’s […]

Body Image, Health

Miss Teen USA Pageant Ditches Swimwear For Athletic-Wear To Put Focus On Health & Wellbeing

Miss Teen USA Pageant Ditches Swimwear For Athletic-Wear To Put Focus On Health & Wellbeing

Well hello progress! While the media was focused on a scandal involving racist tweets from the newly-crowned Miss Teen USA Karlie Hay of Texas (which is an incorrigible act and […]

Body Image

“Un-Edit” Visual Campaign Highlights The Impact Social Media & Photoshop Has On Body Image

“Un-Edit” Visual Campaign Highlights The Impact Social Media & Photoshop Has On Body Image

It’s hard to escape the world of social media and the impact it is having on body image standards. If we thought the pressure from the fashion or advertising industries […]

Body Image

Three “Beach Body Ready” Tips That Have Nothing To Do With Beauty Or Fashion Trends

Three “Beach Body Ready” Tips That Have Nothing To Do With Beauty Or Fashion Trends

As the summer season gets into full swing, you may well have noticed articles online, perhaps shared on your social media news feeds, about women in bikinis. There have been […]

Body Image, Celebrities

Why We Think Alicia Keys’ Essay On Going Make-Up Free Is A Game-Changer

Why We Think Alicia Keys’ Essay On Going Make-Up Free Is A Game-Changer

In an essay for Lean Dunham’s Lenny Letter, Grammy Award-winning musician Alicia Keys wrote a piece titled “It’s Time To Uncover” which detailed her reasons for starting her #nomakeup campaign […]

Body Image

These Women Will Completely Change The Way You Think Of Stereotypical Yoga Bodies

These Women Will Completely Change The Way You Think Of Stereotypical Yoga Bodies

It seems we are finally getting to a point where society accepts that health and fitness definitions are not a one-size-fits-all set of specifications. It’s not uncommon to see debates […]

Body Image, Fashion & Beauty

These Boundary-Pushing Campaigns Are Evidence Of The Body Positive Fashion Revolution

These Boundary-Pushing Campaigns Are Evidence Of The Body Positive Fashion Revolution

You don’t have to look to the political landscape to find a real revolution lead by the democratic voice of the people – it’s already happening in the fashion world! […]