“Is it really necessary?”
“Is it really necessary?”
Harvard’s women’s rugby team’s Rugged Grace project celebrates the beauty of strong bodies.
As part of a new campaign the retailer is displaying plus-sized, double amputee and other uniquely modeled mannequins at a Manhattan store.
Erika Johansen, author of The Queen of the Tearling, wants female protagonists of all shapes and sizes.
Five women discuss society’s obsession with what women eat, how it affects them, and why it’s so dangerous.
I miss winter.
“I believe we are all deserving of love and experiencing the various expressions of love which includes desirability and the celebration of our bodies.”
“She looks really happy.”
Meghan Tonjes’ fully covered butt selfie was removed from Instagram after the app said it violated “mature content” rules. She created a body positivity campaign in response.
Beautiful bodies like you’ve never seen them before. Based on Ashlee Wells Jackson’s 4th Trimester Bodies Project.
“People often say that beauty is in the eye of the beholder, and I say that the most liberating thing about beauty is realizing that you are the beholder.” —Salma Hayek
“Being beautiful doesn’t necessarily mean you like what you see when you look in the mirror.”
Plus the bros of Coachella, what you NEED to know about Mountain Dew’s ingredients, and little kids try to figure out what a Walkman is.
“You’re better than who you think you are. And you’re enough just the way you are.”
Brutally honest body image confessions from the secret sharing Whisper app.
“Once you take away your imperfections, there’s not much left of who you really are.”
Somehow her singing makes the message all the more powerful.
The curvaceous plastic ladies feature enlarged busts, elongated legs, and super-slim waists.
This film is as impressive as it is powerful.
One of my closest friends died suddenly on Sunday, four days before Thanksgiving. As I struggle to figure out what to be thankful for during the hardest time in my life, I’m reminded of all that she did for me — and for everyone.
For all you “Fat Fannies” and “Hefty Hildas” out there.
Yeah, I said it. Shopping sucks.
While it’s impossible to tell what these people are actually thinking, photographer Haley Morris-Cafiero’s Wait Watchers series captures the split-second moments that might reveal how others see you.
How to dress for your shape and look great this bikini season.
Burlesque performers taught me that sometimes it’s okay to hate your body too.
A study shows that talking with friends about what their bodies can do, rather than what they look like, could be good for women.
A new study finds that girls’ desire to look like skinny models in magazines may be influenced more by their genes than by their exposure to the magazines themselves.
The quotes — widely, erroneously attributed to Billboard magazine — ran in major outlets like E!, ABC, Fox, and many more, who couldn’t pass up the highly clickable headline.
So, this is what Barbie’s proportions look like drawn out on an actual human being. Kind of scary, isn’t it?
What’s worse than retouching is how many OTHER ways the world is telling women how important it is to be thin — and how much women let those messages influence them.