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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 […]

Body Image

TLC Star Whitney Way Thore Fighting For A World Where Beauty Isn’t The Measure Of Success

TLC Star Whitney Way Thore Fighting For A World Where Beauty Isn’t The Measure Of Success

She became a viral sensation from her ‘A Fat Girl Dancing’ Youtube video which has more than 9 million views since it was released. Almost overnight she became a national […]

Creativity

Will Getty Images’ Photoshop Ban Set A New Standard Throughout The Advertising Industry?

Will Getty Images’ Photoshop Ban Set A New Standard Throughout The Advertising Industry?

Where photoshop and digital enhancement were once industry standard practices that didn’t elicit any raised eyebrows, these days they have become the target of scandals and exposes in the age […]

Body Image

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 […]

Body Image

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 […]

Fashion & Beauty

Model With Rare Skin Condition Uses Social Media To Show Beauty Isn’t One-Size-Fits-All

Model With Rare Skin Condition Uses Social Media To Show Beauty Isn’t One-Size-Fits-All

Any person that is using their voice or platform to dismantle narrow standards of beauty and push for greater inclusion is a hero to us. Meet Sara Geurts, a 26 […]

Body Image, Boys We Like

If Justin Baldoni’s New Talk Show Is As impactful As His Voice On Social Media, Count Us In!

If Justin Baldoni’s New Talk Show Is As impactful As His Voice On Social Media, Count Us In!

You already know him as Jane’s kryptonite Rafael in the hit CW show ‘Jane The Virgin’, but there is so much awesomeness about Justin Baldoni off-screen as there is on. […]

Body Image

This Brooklyn Gym Focusing On Positive, Health Body Image Has No Mirrors Or Scales On The Premises

This Brooklyn Gym Focusing On Positive, Health Body Image Has No Mirrors Or Scales On The Premises

If you are like any of the other few billion people around the world who has at some point struggled with low self-esteem or negative self image, you will have […]

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Gabby Sidibe’s ‘This Is Just My Face’ Is The Empowering, Bo-Po Book We Wish We Had Growing Up

Gabby Sidibe’s ‘This Is Just My Face’ Is The Empowering, Bo-Po Book We Wish We Had Growing Up

We’re serious when we ask: “where the heck was this book when we were growing up?!”. Actress Gabourey Sidibe’s new memoir ‘This Is Just My Face: Try Not To Stare’ […]

Body Image

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 […]

Celebrities

‘Empire’ Actress Gabby Sidibe On Body Image, Eating Disorders & Changing The Narrative Of Rape Culture

‘Empire’ Actress Gabby Sidibe On Body Image, Eating Disorders & Changing The Narrative Of Rape Culture

You know her as the sassy, sharp and funny assistant Becky on Fox’s hit show ‘Empire‘, and of course from her Academy Award nominated role in the 2009 film ‘Precious’. […]

Body Image, Boys We Like

Eddie Huang’s Candid Conversation About Body Image And Race Is What We Need To See More Of

Eddie Huang’s Candid Conversation About Body Image And Race Is What We Need To See More Of

You already know him as one of the biggest names in the pop culture zeitgeist. Eddie Huang has his own show on VICELAND called ‘Huang’s World’, is the author of […]

Contributors

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

Push Ups And Prom Dresses: A Fitness Coach Shares Important Body Image Perspective For Girls

Push Ups And Prom Dresses: A Fitness Coach Shares Important Body Image Perspective For Girls

By Kit Emcee I run an after-school weight lifting program. Each May, my gym fills up with teenage girls frantically running on treadmills. They want to lose weight before prom. […]