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Media Messages About Fat Bodies Do More Damage Than Good When It Comes To Health & Body Image

Media Messages About Fat Bodies Do More Damage Than Good When It Comes To Health & Body Image

By Liz Greene I remember with startling clarity the first time I realized I was fat. The summer camp I attended was big on encouraging kids to forge a lifelong […]

Contributors

A Letter To My Future Daughter: I Will Teach You How To Be A Strong Woman

A Letter To My Future Daughter: I Will Teach You How To Be A Strong Woman

By Kate Thora Dear Future Daughter, In the many years before you were born, women have accomplished so much. Once unable to vote, disallowed from choosing the individuals they were […]

Fashion & Beauty

Blogger Creates Brilliant Photo Series To Shut Down Excuses Against Diversity In Fashion Campaigns

Blogger Creates Brilliant Photo Series To Shut Down Excuses Against Diversity In Fashion Campaigns

This photo series needs to be shown to every person in the fashion, beauty, and advertising world! Humans are often driven by visuals, and in the case of fashion where […]

Fashion & Beauty

A Sign Of The Times – Iconic Pirelli Calendar Joins The No Makeup Movement In 2017

A Sign Of The Times – Iconic Pirelli Calendar Joins The No Makeup Movement In 2017

Alicia Keys must be stoked! Ever since she started her awesome no makeup movement in 2016, it has heightened the wave of natural beauty trends that buck the traditional norms […]

Celebrities

Rule-Breaker Alessia Cara Talks Feminism & Challenging The World’s Status Quo On Beauty

Rule-Breaker Alessia Cara Talks Feminism & Challenging The World’s Status Quo On Beauty

At the 2016 Billboard Women in Music awards, artist Alessia Cara was presented the “Rule Breaker” award, and in her speech claimed “some rules are meant to be broken”. “It’s […]

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 […]

Fashion & Beauty

Check Out The Panache Lingerie 2016 ‘Modeled By Role Models’ Line-Up Of Inspiring Women

Check Out The Panache Lingerie 2016 ‘Modeled By Role Models’ Line-Up Of Inspiring Women

It’s no secret that we’re a site that promotes badass women doing badass things, and we love to use our platform to share stories that sadly don’t always get the […]

Contributors

Once I Accepted I Would Never Be “Perfect”, I Realized I Never Had To Be

Once I Accepted I Would Never Be “Perfect”, I Realized I Never Had To Be

By Lauren Rader The natural world makes my heart sing. Look how the summer light is shimmering. See how it touches the trees, spotlights the grass? I wonder at the […]

Fashion & Beauty

Acid Attack Survivor From India Makes A Huge Statement About Beauty & Bravery At NYFW

Acid Attack Survivor From India Makes A Huge Statement About Beauty & Bravery At NYFW

We love a good fashion week show that makes headlines! Especially when it has a message that goes beyond just fashion and style, and includes themes of female empowerment. Over […]

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 […]

Creativity, Girl on a Mission

Photographer’s ‘Atlas Of Beauty’ Series Shows Diverse Beauty Of Women Around The World

Photographer’s ‘Atlas Of Beauty’ Series Shows Diverse Beauty Of Women Around The World

The definition of beauty is something that society has struggled with and debated for many, many years. Who has the final say? Is it the fashion industry that dictates the […]

Family Life

This 10 Year Old Girl Just Destroyed Women’s Magazines’ Superficial Definition Of Beauty

This 10 Year Old Girl Just Destroyed Women’s Magazines’ Superficial Definition Of Beauty

Notice anything about the images on the magazine covers above? Aside form the picture of Tiger Woods on Vanity Fair, all the women fit into a very narrow ideal of […]

Contributors

I Shed Layers Of Insecurity & Self-Hatred And Underneath Found My Beauty, Worth & Passion

I Shed Layers Of Insecurity & Self-Hatred And Underneath Found My Beauty, Worth & Passion

By Jenny Arzola Life is full of precious moments and we are meant to live them. I mean it’s either that or you dim your light; I choose not to […]

Fashion & Beauty

Burt’s Bees Celebrates Women Who Turn Their Challenges Into Strengths In New Campaign

Burt’s Bees Celebrates Women Who Turn Their Challenges Into Strengths In New Campaign

When we look at the type of beauty campaigns being shown in mainstream media today, compared to what was being shown 10 years ago, a LOT has changed. It was […]

Causes

South Asian Women Create Social Media Campaign To Challenge Stigma Around Dark Skin

South Asian Women Create Social Media Campaign To Challenge Stigma Around Dark Skin

The idea that fair skin is the epitome of beauty is a concept that has been perpetuated in accordance with Eurocentric standards for many generations. In South Asian countries like […]