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Causes

All-Female Band Teaching Women To Feel “Enough” With This Video

All-Female Band Teaching Women To Feel “Enough” With This Video

“Am I enough?” It’s a phrase women ask of themselves every day. We may not be bold enough to admit it out loud, but when probed a little, we all […]

Fashion & Beauty

Why Ageing Made Diane Von Furstenberg Feel More Beautiful Than Ever

Why Ageing Made Diane Von Furstenberg Feel More Beautiful Than Ever

Thanks to a never-ending stream of advertising featuring heavily photoshopped men and women, society as a rule shuns ageing. We flip through magazines, turn on the TV and even look […]

Body Image

Why Women Who Wear Hijabs Have Better Self-Esteem & Body Image

Why Women Who Wear Hijabs Have Better Self-Esteem & Body Image

According to a new study conducted by researchers at the University of Westminster and published by the British Journal of Psychology, British Muslim women who wear Hijabs have a better […]

Body Image

New Campaign Encourages Women To ‘Go Boldly’ In The Direction Of True Beauty

New Campaign Encourages Women To ‘Go Boldly’ In The Direction Of True Beauty

The world is in no shortage of superficial images and messages in the media, fashion and advertising. We are constantly bombarded with people and companies telling us that once we […]

Body Image

‘Measure Me Beautiful’ Campaign Fighting Body Bullies & Self-Loathing

‘Measure Me Beautiful’ Campaign Fighting Body Bullies & Self-Loathing

Our awesome friends at Smartglamour have teamed up with the gals behind the body positive blog Stylaphile to launch an awesome new campaign called ‘Measure Me Beautiful‘. It sounds a […]

Body Image, Contributors

How One Blogger Said “F#ck You!” To Negative Body Image Messages

How One Blogger Said “F#ck You!” To Negative Body Image Messages

We love Kat Lazo! If you aren’t yet familiar with the name, you gotta check out her amazing TEDx Talk she gave on how the digital age has impacted feminism, […]

Body Image

A Body Image Secret: Change Your World, Not Your Appearance

A Body Image Secret: Change Your World, Not Your Appearance

Jes Baker is one of our fave body image bloggers. Her website ‘The Militant Baker’ often posts critiques and thought provoking prose on how society, the media and advertising have […]

Editors Blog

ESPN, Esquire & The Body Shaming Issue Which Needs To Stop

ESPN, Esquire & The Body Shaming Issue Which Needs To Stop

If you live on the internet or have any awareness of online media, you will have come across two controversial and highly talked about topics. One was the ESPN annual […]

Body Image

Teen Girl Finds Her Confidence By Accepting Her Cellulite

Teen Girl Finds Her Confidence By Accepting Her Cellulite

That dreaded “C” word. Every woman knows it, and every woman wants to avoid it. We’re talking about cellulite. Every day we’re bombarded with product advertising promising if we spend […]

Fashion & Beauty

Sorry Not Sorry. Pantene Wants Women To Stop Apologizing!

Sorry Not Sorry. Pantene Wants Women To Stop Apologizing!

“Strong is beautiful”.  That is the message coming from Pantene these days, and it is directed at women all over the world. Following on from the success of their ‘Labels […]

Body Image, Fashion & Beauty

Alessandra Ambrosio: Having A Perfect Body Isn’t Everything

Alessandra Ambrosio: Having A Perfect Body Isn’t Everything

OK it sounds a little too good to be true, Victoria’s Secret Angel Alessandra Ambrosio telling all of us that having a perfect body isn’t everything. After all, she IS […]

Boys We Like, Celebrities

Pharrell Williams: “Confidence Is The Sexiest Thing In The World”

Pharrell Williams: “Confidence Is The Sexiest Thing In The World”

You guys! Wanna know what makes us “happy”? The fact that singer/producer and artist extraordinaire Pharrell Williams is a pretty much a feminist. Sure he was in the “blurred lines” […]

Contributors, Fashion & Beauty

Beauty Queen Laments How Women Are Conditioned To Hide Their Age

Beauty Queen Laments How Women Are Conditioned To Hide Their Age

By Diane Meers Moseying around social media, one of my favorite pages dedicated to science asked, “If you could go anywhere in our known universe, where would you go? Be […]

Body Image, Entertainment

Amy Schumer Is Strong & Beautiful, Coz SHE Says She Is, Not You!

Amy Schumer Is Strong & Beautiful, Coz SHE Says She Is, Not You!

Yesterday we shared with you the inspiring speech on beauty, confidence and the relevance of feminism in actress Gabourey Sidibe’s life, given at the Gloria Awards in New York on […]

Body Image, Celebrities

Gabourey Sidibe: “I Choose To Live My Life Without Hiding My Body In Shame”

Gabourey Sidibe: “I Choose To Live My Life Without Hiding My Body In Shame”

To all the body shamers, body bullies and haters, this is for you. To all the women and girls out there who struggling with a crippling form of insecurity about […]