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Interviews

Alyson Gerber Draws From Personal Experience In New YA Novel About Body Image & Eating Disorders

Alyson Gerber Draws From Personal Experience In New YA Novel About Body Image & Eating Disorders

[CW: Eating disorders] From beloved author Alyson Gerber comes another realistic contemporary novel called ‘Taking Up Space’. The story centers on main character Sarah, who loves basketball more than anything. Crushing […]

Body Image

Body Image Expert Releases Body Positive Book To Change The Way The World Sees Female Beauty

Body Image Expert Releases Body Positive Book To Change The Way The World Sees Female Beauty

Each of us has our own unique relationship with body image, and it’s safe to say it is hard to find a person on the planet who consumes media, fashion […]

Contributors, Entertainment

‘American Pie Girls’ Rules’ Star Natasha Behnam On Choosing Not To Change Herself To Fit Hollywood’s Narrow Standards

‘American Pie Girls’ Rules’ Star Natasha Behnam On Choosing Not To Change Herself To Fit Hollywood’s Narrow Standards

A few months ago, when speaking about our industry, a fellow actor and dear friend of mine said to me, “if your truth isn’t accepted somewhere, why would you want […]

Body Image, Contributors

The Pop Culture Gaze – When Viral Body Image Terms Work To Take Away Our Agency & Autonomy

The Pop Culture Gaze – When Viral Body Image Terms Work To Take Away Our Agency & Autonomy

By Kaytie Coughlin Thick. Thic! Thicc. Sounds like the Tik Tok compilation? A big butt and even bigger thighs seems to be all the rage in body modification these days. […]

Body Image

Radical Book Of Essays Explores Body Image & Anatomy Through The Lived Experiences Of 37 People

Radical Book Of Essays Explores Body Image & Anatomy Through The Lived Experiences Of 37 People

Author and editor Kelly Jensen is building a career based on helping young adults feel more comfortable talking about complicated issues relevant to their lives, subjects that have been difficult for parents […]

Body Image

Embracing Your Postpartum Body And Ignoring The Pressure To “Bounce Back”

Embracing Your Postpartum Body And Ignoring The Pressure To “Bounce Back”

Every new mom is sick of celebrity “body after baby” stories. Women who gave birth yesterday and today lay next to the pool in a two-piece swimsuit promote unrealistic goals. […]

Fashion & Beauty

Factors To Consider When Looking To Purchase The Perfect Bra

Factors To Consider When Looking To Purchase The Perfect Bra

We’re all familiar with how great it feels to unclasp and take off your bra at the end of the day, but we’re also aware of how necessary they can […]

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 […]