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Ideal Body

Stunning Nude Photo Series Will Make You Think Twice About The 'Ideal Body' (NSFW)

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 05.14.2014 | Arts

When you think about the cultural norm for the "ideal body," odds are the types of skeletal bodies blasted across magazine covers, billboard advertise...

The Grace Project: Transforming Our Ideal of Female Beauty

Judith Johnson | Posted 02.01.2014 | Women
Judith Johnson

In the Grace Project, Isis is bringing her transformational photography to women who have had mastectomies -- giving them permission to see themselves as beautiful and whole.

Why Men Never Discuss Body Image Issues

Quentin Vennie | Posted 01.25.2014 | Healthy Living
Quentin Vennie

Body image is a psychological issue that needs to be addressed, not avoided. Men, understand that your manhood is not wavering because of your body image. Stop hiding behind your machismo and remember, it takes strength to be vulnerable.

An Ode To The Medium-Sized Woman

Isabel Foxen Duke | Posted 01.23.2014 | Women
Isabel Foxen Duke

I hate the word "curvy," because although I'm a size 8-10, the word just doesn't describe me. I have a nice solid trunk, but no rolls unless I'm sitting down, or having sex with my legs in the air.

I'm Not Fat, But What If I Were

Posted 04.19.2012 | Women

Kerry Cohen | Role/Reboot Kerry Cohen is not fat. But like many women, she struggles almost daily with what she sees in the mirror. She shares her ...

How We Should Be Talking About Body Image

Caitlin Constantine | Posted 05.16.2012 | Women
Caitlin Constantine

Recently, I came across a blog post by a personal trainer in which she explored one of my least favorite terms as applied to women's bodies -- the word "bulky."