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6 Struggles Only Girls With A Lot Of Body Hair Will Understand

I am a very hairy woman. This is, I'm assuming, at least partially because I am Greek, if that helps you with the imagery at all. I accept and even …

Botox Mom Who Injected Daughter, 8, Under Investigation

The California mom who admitted to injecting her 8-year-old daughter with botox for a kiddie beauty pageant is now being investigated by the San …

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11 Things People Recovering From Anorexia Want You To Know

"It's not a diet or a lifestyle choice."<p>Before I became anorexic I thought it was basically just an <i>extreme</i> diet that people who wanted to be supermodels or celebrities decided to go on, but I learnt first-hand that anorexia is not a diet or a lifestyle choice.<p>Anorexia was never my decision. It's …

Mental Health

Plastic Surgery - The Good, The Bad and The Ugly with Dr. Ilya Reyter

We need to reject the false narratives around anorexia.

My parents have a small framed photograph of E and me in their upstairs hall. We must be 6 or 7. We are smiling in someone’s backyard, our heads damp …

The Sexual Double Standard

Sexist Double Standards - Men Are Being Discriminated Against!

Panache Lingerie Campaign Features Women Who Are Healthy Body Image Role Models

Forget supermodels, it's all about the role models for British lingerie brand Panache who have launched a new campaign celebrating the achievements …

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From social media to the catwalk, is fantasy beauty failing young women?

After ‘fat shaming’ on trains and a campaign for health checks for models, do we risk creating unachievable and narrow ideals of body image that do more harm than good?<p>Type “body image” into Google and up come tens of millions of results. It is about a decade since the term became part of everyday …

Downing Street

Mirror, mirror - A summary of research findings on body image

Mirror, mirror <br>A summary of research findings on body image<p>Motives: why we look in the mirror<p>We are all more obsessed with our appearance than we …

5 Things Women Are Judged More Harshly For Than Men

When it comes to gender, double standards are alive and well. Let's face it: despite all of the advances toward gender equality, many people still expect different things from men and women.<p>This is why studies about female breadwinners or advertisements featuring stay-at-home dads are newsworthy, …

Androgynous Model Rain Dove on Her Controversial Lingerie Photos: 'Victoria's Secret Should Highlight Real Women'

With her short hair and androgynous looks, Rain Dove doesn’t fit the mold of the typical Victoria’s Secret model – but she thinks it’s time for the …

Short Hair

Women Don't Exist: An Ode to Amy Schumer

The body-what we eat, how we dress, the daily rituals through which we attend to the body-is a medium of culture. -Bordo<p>Comedian Amy Schumer posed almost nude in the 2016 Pirelli calendar. Her act is one not only of beauty or self-proclamation, but also of defiance against a history of the …

48 Things Women Hear In A Lifetime (That Men Just Don't)

Watch 80 years of subtle sexism in under two minutes.<p>Don't be a slut, but definitely don't be too prude. Don't be so emotional, but don't be a cold-hearted bitch. Prioritize your family over your career, but are you <i>sure</i> you want to be a stay-at-home mom?<p>Throughout our lives, women hear insidious, …

Feminism

The Perfect Response To People Who Say Fat Women Can't Be Raped

"Fat girls are all green lights. Can’t say no: Not to chocolate cake not to getting raped."<p>“It has been brought to my attention... that I am too fat to be raped.”<p>That's how California-native Beck Cooper begins her powerful slam poem "Rape Prevention Potluck." Cooper performed the spoken word piece …

Chocolate Cake

Just watch how much the "ideal" body type has changed over 3,000 years

It’s not easy living in a world where beauty is defined in narrow terms and our bodies are scrutinized if they don’t fit into some …

The evolution of Miss America winners' body types from 1921 to now

Mark Makela/REUTERS<p>The Miss America beauty pageant looks a lot different today than it did 94 years ago when it was called a "popularity contest" …

Miss America

Here’s What Women In Video Games Look Like With Realistic Bodies

"Perhaps the changes are especially noticeable since most of these characters are so scarcely dressed."<p><b>In the site's own words:</b>

Tomb Raider

This Amazing Video Shows How the 'Ideal' Female Body Type Evolved Over the Years

A vivid reminder that our standards are very fickle.<p>In an oft-quoted passage of <i>Bossypants</i>, Tina Fey hilariously yet accurately details a laundry list of body aspirations our society currently imposes on women: "Caucasian blue eyes, full Spanish lips, a classic button nose ... doll tits." But while …

Gigi Hadid expertly explained why she doesn't listen to her body image haters

In addition to being fierce AF model, one of Taylor Swift’s nearest and dearest, and an A+ music video director, Gigi Hadid has also recently emerged …

The "Perfect" Body

18 Countries Photoshopped One Woman To Have "The Perfect Body"

Women's Ideal Body Types Throughout History

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