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Body Dysmorphia

Why You May Never Again Weigh What You Did In High School (And Probably Shouldn't)

Posted 12.16.2014 | Dr. Phil

When Nicole got to college a little over two years ago, she entered a bodybuilding competition. "I worked out for three hours a day," she says. "My di...

Gay Body Dysmorphia

Jeremy Bamidele | Posted 11.22.2014 | Gay Voices
Jeremy Bamidele

Considering the pressures gay men face in their own communities to attain and retain a stellar physique, it is no surprise that gay men are more likely to develop eating disorders. So, what can be done to change the gay communities' perspectives on body image?

Steven Lost 165 Pounds: 'Endorphin Highs Beat Sugar Rushes, Hands Down'

Posted 09.04.2014 | Healthy Living

Name: Steven Wishnoff Age: 55 Height: 6' 1.5" Before Weight: 405 pounds How I Gained It: I was always a big kid. I wasn't necessarily fat, but b...

For Colored Boys Who Have Considered Suicide When the Rainbow Was Not Enough

Diriye Osman | Posted 08.25.2014 | Gay Voices
Diriye Osman

When I was a kid growing up in Kenya, I imagined that one day I would step out of the closet and find a sense of brotherhood and belonging in the beautiful, rainbow flag-waving LGBT community. But the reality differed a great deal from my dreams.

Real Men Love Their Bodies From the Inside Out: The Gay Man's Intro to Loving His Looks

Jonathan D. Lovitz | Posted 11.23.2013 | Gay Voices
Jonathan D. Lovitz

I thought having a killer body was everything, and I had no idea when enough was enough. I was nailing magazine covers and product endorsements, but even with a gorgeous boyfriend who told me I was beautiful every day, I never felt like I was good enough when I looked in the mirror.

Blob and Weave

Mike Diamond | Posted 09.28.2013 | Gay Voices
Mike Diamond

Being in Hollywood is like weighing yourself on Jupiter. No matter what I see in the mirror, in my head I am the flabbiest gay man to ever exist. Also, my timing sucks: I was a rail-thin teenager when muscle boys were it, and now that "lean is queen," I have love handles that are totally unlovable.

What Does Femininity Have To Do With Eating Disorders In Men?

Nina Bahadur | Posted 03.30.2013 | Women

Men suffering from eating disorders are typically aiming for one of two things: to make themselves smaller, or to make themselves as muscular as possi...

Ending the Myth

Carré Otis | Posted 01.08.2012 | Style
Carré Otis

Motherhood has brought me many insights, but the perspective it granted me on the role I inadvertently played in young women's lives during my time in the modeling industry was downright sobering.