On Sunday, a woman who goes by “brokedowngirl” started what became perhaps the only nice thread I’ve ever seen on Reddit. More
Topic: Body Image
Being not particularly well-endowed has long been a source of frustration and shame for many men, but now, there’s a Small Penis Contest to celebrate those who are less lengthy. Naturally, it’s in Brooklyn. More
Feeling pressure to slim down for your bikini? Don’t. The only thing that actually creates a “bikini body” is to put a bikini on your body (or to make a body out of bikinis, I guess). More
Zoe Saldana’s Allure cover revealed her weight to the world, and the outrage was instantaneous (including our own). But if she doesn’t care, should we? More
Why did the editors feel the need to emphasize her weight on the cover? More
Robyn Lawley–she of the Italian Vogue covers, watershed Ralph Lauren campaigns and general goodness and decency–stopped by the 2013 American Ballet Theatre Opening Night Spring Gala last night and looked stunning in a strapless beige cocktail dress and matching ankle boots. Please admire how amazing she looks.
…Of course, we were supposed to make the headline “Plus Size Model Robyn Lawley Something Something” but we couldn’t do it without at least quotation marks.
A minor uproar has arisen over the latest cover of T, The New York Times‘ style magazine. Apparently, it has offended the delicate sensibilities of NYT readers from Westport to Park Slope because it features a thin, young-looking model wearing vaguely bondage-inspired things. That’s right: they are mad at a fashion magazine for printing photos of a fashion model. Who is wearing fashion. More
Why did Disney deem it necessary to de-frizz her hair, nip in her waist and embiggen her breasts? More
“They’re actually terrified of girls losing weight and not being sexy anymore.” More
One of my least favorite things is when companies pretend to be opposed to stuff that, in reality, they are 100% for. For example, when soda companies release ads showing children running and playing, claiming that diet pop can make … More
In an effort to show its commitment to body diversity, Elle Quebec, the favored Elle of Francophone Canadians everywhere, put its first ever plus size model, Justine LeGault, on the cover of its May issue. Que jolie! More
“The female body thirsts for words. The words of a man. And they went for it.” More
Because first comes love, then comes marriage, then comes a baby carriage fitted with Shakeweights and Gwyneth Paltrow’s cookbook. More
I get those comments about how I am too fat to model, how I am not model material, how I am an unattractive girl, how I am too tall, etc. I understand. I don’t look as glamourous as Rosie Huntington Whitely when leaving the gym. I’m actually really sweaty. Like really sweaty.
I think I am officially an Ireland Baldwin fan. More