beauty standards

There Are Dating Events Just For Skinny Women —​ And I’m Pissed

In the four years I’ve been dating in New York City, I really thought I’d seen it all. Especially when the topic of dating horror stories circulates over happy hour, my…

YourTango.com | January 14, 2016 - 5:30 pm

Let’s All Become Old Crones And Drink In The Woods After Age 25

Leo only dates women between the ages of 20-25, men only like women under 23, and we’re over the hill after 29. Let’s make the most of it!

Lauren Duca | January 13, 2016 - 10:45 am

Court Rules ‘Borgata Babes’ In Atlantic City Allowed To Fire Waitresses If They Gain Weight

Atlantic City casino ‘Borgata Babes’ was embroiled in a lawsuit over firing waitresses who had not met their standards after employment.

The New Jersey appeals court says the…

Katrin Higher | September 20, 2015 - 1:30 pm

The Soapbox: Nicki Minaj’s Point About European Beauty Standards And Misogynoir Is Not “Redundant”

Ed Sheeran, please STFU and have a seat next to Taylor Swift.

Tiffanie Drayton | July 23, 2015 - 1:00 pm

The Soapbox: Caitlyn Jenner Can Present However She Wants To

Why are cis women blaming Caitlyn Jenner for beauty standards?

Rebecca Vipond Brink | June 2, 2015 - 11:30 am

Babies Should Hate Their Thighs, That’s Normal, LMAO (Not)

Oh, the scent of dumb bullshit in the morning. Today, it’s this adorable onesie from Wrybaby that reads “I hate my thighs” and is presumably targeted at baby girls. Because…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | March 11, 2015 - 12:30 pm

Watch How The “Ideal” Female Body Has Changed Throughout History

In this video, BuzzFeed enlists 11 models to give us a look at how female body standards have changed over the course of 3,000 years. Today’s (impossible) beauty standards may…

Claire Hannum | January 29, 2015 - 2:30 pm

Here’s Everything On Justin Bieber’s Calvin Klein Ad That Was Photoshopped

Well, it turns out that Justin Bieber’s pubes weren’t the only thing Photoshopped in his Calvin Klein ads. An unretouched photo acquired by BreatheHeavy.com (good luck clicking the link, the…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | January 9, 2015 - 11:30 am

How To Make Yourself Look Fabulously Ugly With Makeup Apps

Over the summer, I joined a group on Facebook for makeup tips, and one of the geniuses there alerted the group to the existence of makeup apps, specifically ModiFace and…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | November 14, 2014 - 1:30 pm

My Anaconda Don’t Give A %$#& What You Think About Nicki Minaj’s Butt Implants (Or Plastic Surgery In General)

All four of the women in my immediate family have had plastic surgery. One of us had a breast augmentation, one of us had a breast reduction. Two of us…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | September 23, 2014 - 12:00 pm

8 Ways I’ve Been Made To Feel About My Asian Eyes

1. I’m 15 and for the first time in my life, a teacher calls me out on sleeping in class when I’ve been awake the whole time. I’m surprised it hasn’t…

Robin Yang | August 2, 2014 - 1:00 pm

The Soapbox: Ciara’s “Inelegant” New Hairstyle And The Politics Of Black Hair

Saturday evening on her Instagram profile, R&B singer Ciara debuted a new hairstyle: waist-skimming loc extensions. The style, a temporary version of the loc-ed hair many Black people of all…

Hannah Giorgis | July 9, 2014 - 1:00 pm
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