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Research Says Women Feel Less Crappy About Their Bodies Than They Have In Years

The Huffington Post | Catherine Pearson | Posted 08.11.2016 | Women

If there is an unofficial rule of modern womanhood, it’s that you must develop a fraught -- if not outright hostile -- relationship with your body. ...

Cosmo, It's Time To Leave Women's Bodies Alone

Caperton Gillett | Posted 03.09.2014 | Style
Caperton Gillett

You're the fashion editor of the most-read women's magazine in the U.S. I may not be a huge fan of your content, but as your magazine goes, so goes, to a certain extent, the 18-to-34-year-old female nation. Trends are for everyone. So start one.

An Open Letter To My Body

Jessica Lovejoy | Posted 03.04.2014 | Women
Jessica Lovejoy

I am loved, by my family, by my friends, by my partner, I am loved. And if I cannot love myself, if I close myself off to that love, that's just like telling those people who matter, that their love for me means nothing.

An Open Letter To The Man Who Wrote About Dating Girls With Eating Disorders

Christina Grasso | Posted 01.25.2014 | Women
Christina Grasso

No. Just no. Since you have your heart set on finding a girlfriend who has a "good old-fashioned eating disorder," perhaps you should stake out one of our nation's many treatment centers specializing in treating this disease to court a patient who is just your type.

Does History Repeat Itself, But With More Porn? A Final Word on the Miley Cyrus Debate

Philip N. Cohen | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment
Philip N. Cohen

I don't see the progress in this conversation about whether it's feminist or anti-feminist for a women to use sex or nudity to sell her pop music. So I would skip that debate and ask whether the multi-millionaire in question is adding anything critical to her product, or using her sex-plated platform for some good end.

Why Instagram Censored My Body

Petra Collins | Posted 01.23.2014 | Women
Petra Collins

Recently I had my Instagram account deleted. I did nothing that violated the terms of use. No nudity, violence, pornography, unlawful, hateful, or infringing imagery. What I did have was an image of MY body that didn't meet society's standard of "femininity."

Ingenue Interview: Elena Rossini

Nicole Garton | Posted 10.05.2011 | Arts
Nicole Garton

I'm often asked about my reasons for making The Illusionists -- given the breadth of information already available on misleading advertising practices and the use of airbrushing. The Illusionists is not a film about beauty.

Dads: How To Talk To Your Daughter About Beauty

The Good Men Project Magazine | Emily Heist Moss | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

By Emily Heist Moss The Good Men Project Magazine Your children are sponges. We soak up everything we hear you say, everything we see you do, and man...

Should Women Care About Their Looks?

Marcia Reynolds | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Marcia Reynolds

Is Botox feminism an oxymoron? Just as I work hard to develop my speaking and writing skills, the visual impact I have is part of my brand.

Anorexic "Tips" from the Biggest Loser

Charlotte Hilton Andersen | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Charlotte Hilton Andersen

Food is a gift. It is not something to be feared or demonized but rather to be eaten with joy and thanksgiving. Take it from someone who has eaten food out of the garbage.