Topic: VS

Almost-Naked, Fully-Awesome Women Protest Victoria’s Secret’s Discriminatory Body Standards

Almost-Naked, Fully-Awesome Women Protest Victoria's Secret's Discriminatory Body Standards

We all know that Victoria’s Secret ads are nipped, tucked and photoshopped to the max, but even so, it is difficult to get those images out of our minds as being the definitions of what makes women sexy or beautiful. Where their legs are perfectly smooth, we see ours ripple in the mirror; where their skin is glowing, we see blotchiness; where their breasts are gravitationally immune, we see ours slowly descending downward. More »

How Would Lena Dunham Feel If She Woke Up With A ‘Victoria’s Secret Body’?

How Would Lena Dunham Feel If She Woke Up With A 'Victoria's Secret Body'?

Most of the time, Playboy strikes me as the kind of magazine that doesn’t really care to include much about women’s issues. Sure, they’ll discuss the woman on the cover’s legs or her last relationship, but whenever I’ve picked up a copy to read on the plane, I’ve rarely been excited by the questions they ask a female. Fortunately, the Lena Dunham interview for their April issue is mostly fantastic.

Well, except one question and its answer. More »