Jennifer Lawrence did her usual bit on the Oscars red carpet, tripping the moment she exited her car and out-Lawrencing herself with being down-to-earth. Well, not to be outdone by herself, she added an extra bit of J Law to the whole affairâ€“waving at the adoring masses and paparazzi and then showcasing her upper arm fat for the world to see. More
Topic: Body Image
Showcasing what actual diversity looks like is a pretty jarring way to realize just how far we have to go, and how bizarre it is that we’re still happily handing out Barbie dolls as toys and an idealization of women. More
At yesterday’s ESSENCE Black Women In Hollywood Luncheon, Lupita gave a truly beautiful speech about self-image, beauty, and being a black woman. You might want to get a tissue handy, because this ish is seriously emotional. More
Remember that ridiculous “scandal” whereinÂ Biggest Loser fans got upset because the contestant they cheered on through eating disorder-encouraging behaviorÂ may have developed an eating disorder? More
Every time I type “according to the Daily Mail…” a little piece of my heart dies. And then gets called fat. More
See if you can make sense of this Scarlett soundbite. More
Kim Kardashian‘s plea goes off the rails a bit when she trips over herself to make sure that everyone knows how much weight she’s lost and that she plans to lose more, so everything’s okay and she’ll be skinny once again. More
Today on Sick, Sad World, Daily Mail reveals various techniques 4 women utilize to look thinner. Because the website’s policy is essentially “pics or it didn’t happen,” they included before and after photos of the women…in their underwear. More
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Nothing glorifies physical bodies more than the Olympics, where we see a parade of exceptionally strong athletes with machine like precision and discipline who’ve trained their bodies to do extraordinary feats that most of us can simply dream of from our seat on the couch. It’s awe inspiring to see what humans can do with years of training and hard work, and their bodies are a testament to all that dedication. Apparently, they’re also fodder for an almost 1300-word New York Times article about how Olympians bodies are just too big for jeansâ€“specifically, downhill skiers asses are too big for normal pants. This is going to be hilarious! More
Now when you find your husband gazingly adoringly at next weekâ€™sÂ Sportâ€™s IllustratedÂ Swimsuit Issue, you can be thrilled to know your daughter can also feel just as insecure as you do â€“ because the issue will feature Barbie as well. Not that she is also an example of super unrealistic beauty standards or anything. Â FromÂ Ad Age.com: More
Women’s media has been making up body image issues for women to feel bad about for almost a hundred years! More
Bigger waist = bigger feet = no glass slippers. More
It’s hard to ignore Barbie in any conversation about beauty standards and body image for young girls, and it’s naive not to acknowledge the part that Barbie plays in a much larger narrative that teaches young girls they aren’t good enough. More