Posts tagged "body image"

Mirror, Mirror: Letting Go Of Celebrity Body Comparisons

I think everyone who writes about body image has a blind spot or a subject that makes them feel a bit hypocritical. After all, most of us haven’t gotten the…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | December 5, 2013 - 11:00 am

Dater X: What You See Is What You Get

It gives me great pleasure to inform you that I HAVE A DATE THIS WEEKEND.

I was so busy complaining about being stuck in the single slog, that…

Dater X 2.0 | December 4, 2013 - 12:00 pm

Mirror, Mirror: How Do You Not Hate Your Body On A Holiday That’s All About Eating?

I love Thanksgiving – and I can’t wait to fly back to the Midwest this week to celebrate with relatives – but I have somewhat of a turbulent history with…

Claire Hannum | November 28, 2013 - 12:00 pm

Watch This: Amber Riley Wins “Dancing With The Stars,” Has Some Inspiring Words For Women

The gorgeous, ebullient, and crazy-talented Amber Riley won “Dancing With The Stars” last night with her partner Derek Hough. Anyone who watched Amber’s energetic performances knows her win was well…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | November 27, 2013 - 12:30 pm

Miranda Lambert Addresses Weight Loss Rumors In True Miranda Lambert Fashion

“Though I NEVER care what the tabloids have to say about me… I wanted to address this certain story they are running this week and set the record straight. I…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | November 26, 2013 - 11:40 am

True Story: A Photoshopping Site Stole My Selfie Off Instagram And Gave Me A “Makeover” [UPDATE]

UPDATE, 5:40p.m.: @photoshop_fantasy has issued an apology on their Instagram page, although it appears all the same images are still up :
Hello lovely followers! We want to apologize for…

Carrie Nelson | November 26, 2013 - 11:00 am

This Burlesque Performance Says “No More” To Negative Body Image

New York city performer Amanda Trusty is no stranger to the scrutiny the entertainment industry feels entitled to when it comes to women’s bodies. In a (semi-NSFW) burlesque performance at…

Claire Hannum | November 21, 2013 - 3:00 pm

Female Olympic Athletes Come In All Shapes And Sizes

125 Olympic athletes were photographed by Howard Schatz to exemplify body diversity in even the most fine tuned of human forms. A woman’s body is a personal thing that has historically…

College Candy | November 16, 2013 - 11:30 am

Here Are Some New Body Parts That We’re Apparently Supposed To Be Worried About

In case you weren’t already too busy pondering the non-issues that are your alleged cankles or love handles, UK’s Guardian has presented us with a handy list of the latest…

Claire Hannum | November 12, 2013 - 11:40 am

Melissa McCarthy Thinks Your Outrage Over Her Wearing A Jacket On The Cover Of Elle Was Ridiculous

Last month, Melissa McCarthy appeared on the cover of ELLE magazine wearing a long, grey coat over a little black dress. But that jacket wasn’t just a jacket. It was…

Jessica Wakeman | November 4, 2013 - 5:00 pm

Jessica Simpson Doesn’t Want To Pass Her Body Image Issues On To Her Daughter

“My pregnancy with Maxwell, specifically because she is a girl, made me realize that I wouldn’t be able to protect her from everything I had been through as a woman.

Ami Angelowicz | November 1, 2013 - 1:40 pm

Mirror, Mirror: I Am Sexier As A Mom

I figured that after I had a baby my body would be like a soldier after war, with the proud, annoying battle scars that have a good story but don’t…

Kate Fridkis | October 29, 2013 - 1:00 pm

Awful Boyfriend Bribes Woman To Lose Weight With A Wedding Ring

In an upcoming episode of “Katie,” formerly plus-sized women get sweet revenge on the people who fat-shamed them. In this clip, single gal Jennifer Tippie talks about the ex-boyfriend who…

Ami Angelowicz | October 18, 2013 - 4:30 pm

Rebel Wilson Doesn’t Care What She Looks Like And That’s A Very Good Thing

It is time to have a serious conversation about just how amazing Rebel Wilson really is. She has a law degree and an arts degree, proving that she’s one smart…

Megan Reynolds | October 17, 2013 - 1:20 pm

Massage Therapist Reveals What The Human Body Really Looks Like Naked

Nobody, not even Miranda Kerr or Gisele Bundchen, loves every single inch of what their body looks like naked. Why is that?

The saddest thing in the world…

Jessica Wakeman | October 8, 2013 - 5:00 pm

Fiona Apple Speaks Out On Being Heckled About Her Appearance

“She hurt my feelings. I don’t think what I look like is relevant. And by the way, this whole ‘unhealthy’ thing has me baffled. It’s really confusing to me why anyone…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | October 7, 2013 - 4:45 pm

Kristen Bell Has No Interest In Your “Body After Baby” Narrative

“The secret to body after baby is flushing down the toilet every notion of body after baby. Honestly! … I made a commitment to not allow my narrative for the year…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | October 4, 2013 - 1:20 pm

Mindy Kaling Has An Amazing Answer To All Those Dumb Questions About Her Confidence

“I always get asked, ‘Where do you get your confidence?’ I think people are well meaning, but it’s pretty insulting. Because what it means to me is, ‘You, Mindy Kaling,…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | October 4, 2013 - 9:40 am

Debate This: Do Plastic Surgery Tips Belong In Fashion Magazines?

I was absentmindedly flipping through the massive October issue of InStyle magazine over the weekend when I paused on a page in the “Beauty At Any Age” section. Titled, “Pucker Up!

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | October 2, 2013 - 2:00 pm

Girl Talk: On The Bride’s Body

If you are a bride, you pose for a lot of photos.

You pose for photos to announce your engagement. You pose for photos at your bachelorette party.

Jessica Wakeman | October 2, 2013 - 1:00 pm
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