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Celebrities, Contributors

You Don’t Need To Look Like A Celebrity Mom To Be A Good Mom

You Don’t Need To Look Like A Celebrity Mom To Be A Good Mom

By Rebecca Brown With the world of social media swiping us all away, it’s not a surprise to find out that we’re being influenced by celebrities and Instagram influencers more […]

Celebrities

No Shame In Change – Celebrities Who Admit Getting Plastic Surgery

No Shame In Change – Celebrities Who Admit Getting Plastic Surgery

Plastic surgery has taken the world of beauty by a storm. No wonder, the haven of stunning looks – Hollywood – caught up with the trend long ago. But it’s […]

Body Image

Understanding Body Dysmorphia: The Harmful Effects Of Pushing Diets Towards Teen Girls

Understanding Body Dysmorphia: The Harmful Effects Of Pushing Diets Towards Teen Girls

By Hollie Jones We all know what it’s like to be a teenager staring unhappily at your body in the mirror, poking the bits you don’t like and trying to […]

Lifestyle

How To Give Your Body Confidence A Boost

How To Give Your Body Confidence A Boost

Having a poor body image can be very detrimental to your everyday life. Negative effects on your confidence and body image may mean you become disheartened, withdrawn and may even […]

Body Image

How I Found Acceptance With My Post-Baby Body

How I Found Acceptance With My Post-Baby Body

By Judy Fox As females, our physical appearance is often picked apart, not just by other people, but by ourselves too. As the saying goes, we are our own worst […]

Celebrities

8 Hollywood Personalities Disrupting The Industry’s Gender & Body Image Status Quo

8 Hollywood Personalities Disrupting The Industry’s Gender & Body Image Status Quo

In the wake of entertainment-centered movements such as #OscarsSoWhite and Time’s Up, conversations about the lack of nuanced representation of women, people of color, people with disabilities, and the LGBTQ […]

Body Image, Contributors

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 […]

Feminism

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 […]

Body Image

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 […]

Body Image, Contributors

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 […]

Lifestyle

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 […]

Body Image

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 […]

Body Image

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 […]

Body Image

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 […]

Body Image

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 […]