body shaming

London’s Mayor Banned Ridiculous Body-Shaming Ads From Public Transportation

Buses, trains, and the Tube (London’s subway) will no longer carry advertising that “could cause body confidence issues” by promoting unrealistic body images. More »


Amy Schumer Sketch About Shopping As A Regular Woman Shows The Stark Stress Of Finding Your Size

Amy Schumer goes on a very special shopping trip and soon finds herself in a grassy field that has a stockpile of firewood, a very lost Lena Dunham, and a cow shopping for a dress for her daughter’s bat mitzvah — a wasteland where any clothing bigger than a size 0 goes to die.More »


Pregnant Meteorologist Celebrates Having An Entire Week Free Of Being Body-Shamed By Viewers

For a record of seven full days, meteorologist Lauren Jones received zero comments directed towards her that insisted that she dress more “appropriately.” With the growth of her pregnant belly, so grew the amount of commenters that seemed to have a problem with Jones’ appearance while delivering the weather report for Wave3 News, a local news… More »


Kim Kardashian Is Over Body-Shaming, And Honestly, We Should Be Too

“Enough is enough,” she wrote. Leave Kimberly Noel Kardashian alone. More »


Lena Dunham Graciously Scolded Magazine For Photoshop Fail

Regardless of where you stand on the show Girls or Lena Dunham’s work and persona in general, it’s undeniable that she’s good at standing her ground and speaking up when she feels misrepresented, so it’s no surprise that when the Spanish-language publication Tentaciones heavily photo-shopped her cover photo, she took to Instagram to speak up. More »


Did Amy Schumer Seriously Just Body Shame Taylor Swift?

Amy Schumer should probably know better than to comment on other women’s bodies…or piss off Taylor Swift fans.

We and the Internet agree that the 2016 Grammys wasn’t T. Swift’s best red carpet look ever, but Amy made a joke about Taylor’s body that fans aren’t finding very funny. Read more on College Candy…More »


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 friends always turn to me and say, “Tell the one about the guy who cried on your first date,” or “That time you had sexMore »


Can Any Woman’s Body Hold Up To Public Scrutiny?

Are we really body-shaming Chrissy Teigen for “armpit fat”? More »


“Dear Fat People” YouTube Star Nicole Arbour Fired From Body-Positive Film

Don’t let the door hit your fat-shaming butt on the way out! More »


Let Operation Harpoon Make You Feel Terrible About Your Body!

It came from the bowels of Reddit. More »


Couderc: Lesbians And “Voluptuous” Women Shouldn’t Wear Herve Leger Dresses

Apparently every single lesbian in the world is too “butch” for Leger. More »


True Story: Adventures In Internet Racism & Body-Shaming

I know that there is a strong correlation between people who defend racism on the internet and people who, when challenged, will resort to misogynist attacks. Here is one such example. More »


#Problematic: White Media, Ruby Rose Fangirls, Neil Young’s Still Got It, Belly Button Body Shaming

What a goddamn week it’s been. More »


Body-Shaming Games Strike Again With The Collarbone Challenge

Remember just a week ago when users on Chinese social media site Weibo launched the belly button challenge? Well, they’ve come up with another Bizarro World way to prove that you’re skinny enough for something something something, and it’s called the collarbone challenge (I will not grant either of these things the dignity of caps). More »


Lauren Conrad Bans The Word “Skinny” From Her Website

This swimsuit season, Lauren Conrad has banned negative body talk on her website. She writes:
…Our June theme here on LaurenConrad.com is going to be Shape Up. You can expect all the great fitness content you’ve come to know and love here on the site, including my LaurenConrad.com Bikini Boot Camp series. But, you’llMore »


P!nk Will Have None Of Your Body-Shaming, Thank You Very Much

P!nk appeared at a cancer benefit on Saturday looking gorgeous in a beautiful black dress. Apparently, she also looked a few pounds heavier than she usually does (though I’m still failing to see it), and because we live in a strange world that tries to insist women should defend their every move to some mystical Body Police,… More »


Those Body-Shaming Onesies Are Back — At NYU

A few weeks ago, I wrote about some really gross baby snapsuits that were targeted specifically at female babies and read “I hate my thighs.” Now, Twitter’s found them — but not on Wrybaby’s website. Nope, they’re at the NYU campus store. … More »


Over A Thousand Women To Throw LA Dance Party For Bullied ‘Dancing Man’

The Internet has been great in 2015 so far. It seems as though we are coming to more of an understanding of how we can really use social media as an incredible way to have fun AND to send a wonderful message. Is this the start of a hippie internet? After the llama chase and… More »


Lammily, The Average Size Barbie Doll, Does Spring Break Right

Spraaaaaang break, forever. More »


New Movie Perpetuates Body Shaming By Casting Pretty Actress As “Designated Ugly Fat Friend” & Coining New Term “The DUFF”

I have quite a few problems with the upcoming movie “The DUFF.” I’m not usually much of a film critic — so long as I’m entertained, I’m usually happy. Movies are interpreted differently by different people because that’s what creative expression is all about, but after seeing the trailer for “The DUFF,” I’m downright angry… More »


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