7 hrs ago
Lingerie retailer vows to stop retouching images
Do you notice the difference between these photos? From the slimmer waistline to the whiter teeth, one of these photos of a lingerie model has clearly been airbrushed.
Mon Jun 17, 2013
Protestors strip down to their underwear outside Victoria's Secret to ...
A group of protestors stripped down to their bras and underwear on Saturday outside a Victoria's Secret store in San Francisco, California, to protest media representations of 'perfect' bodies.
Eating Disorders Online
An estrogen patch for anorexia?
Treating girls with anorexia might now involve an estrogen patch, according to research presented at the Endocrine Society meeting this week.
Sat Jun 15, 2013
Eating Disorders And Teens: Los Angeles Teen Boys As Likely As Girls...
The Los Angeles Times reports that the eating disorder gender gap is closing pretty quickly among high school aged boys.
Fri Jun 14, 2013
Silicon Alley Insider
a Uk Department Store Says It Won't Photoshop More Lingerie Ads
To start with, the lingerie model's neck and arms have been slimmed down, under her eyes have been smoothed and lightened and her teeth and eyes have been whitened.
Eating Disorders Online
UK retailer opts for non-airbrushed photos of models
A company that works with disabled models and Paralympians is adding to its list of noteworthy accomplishments by saying no to Photoshop.
Not Suitable for Children
Presented as part of 2013 Montreal Fringe Festival by local burlesque troupe Glam Gam Productions , the show crushes the innocence of fairy tales by mixing dance, theater and singing with indecent performances.
New Labor Law Targeting Underage Models Could Change Our Body Image Issues
Coco Rocha pictured at the Project Runway, Season 8 Premiere Party at the Empire Hotel Rooftop in New York City on July 28, 2010.
Thu Jun 13, 2013
McCarthy slays 'tractor-sized' criticisms
Once, a much younger Melissa McCarthy may have been seriously hurt by comments about her size, or for that matter, a Photoshopped poster that appears to purposefully slim her down, but no longer.
The Huffington Post
Melissa McCarthy Responds To Rex Reed Calling Her 'Tractor-Sized'
In February, Rex Reed of the New York Observer made headlines when he referred to "Bridesmaids" star Melissa McCarthy as "tractor-sized" and "a gimmick comedian who has devoted her short career to being obese and obnoxious with equal success."
Body dysmorphic disorder puts ugly in the brain of the beholder
When people think of mental problems related to body image, often the first thing that comes to mind is the thin figure associated with anorexia.
Mail on Sunday
'Retailers have a moral obligation to ban the airbrush': Debenhams...
'We have a moral obligation to ban the airbrush': Debenhams vows not to retouch model shots... and calls on others to follow suit The high-street department store puts and end to such images as they 'want to help customers feel confident about their figures without bombarding them with unattainable body images'.
Tue Jun 11, 2013
Obesity ads feature digitally fattened child
Everyone knows that obesity is a problem in America, thanks in large part to the Public Service Announcements plastered around cities and televisions.
Demi Lovato's birthday wish is a healthy-weight Barbie with cellulite
Demi Lovato, who turns 21 in two months, says her birthday wish is that the makers of the iconic Barbie doll will roll out a version with normal weight and body measurements.
South Bay mother promotes positive body image with Facebook page
For many women, posing in a bathing suit ranks right up there with a root canal in terms of unpleasant activities, but a San Jose mother is behind a new online effort aimed to change that.
Mon Jun 10, 2013
Cambridge Evening News
How Bryony Kimmings is helping young people adopt a positive body image
We have a huge celebrity culture in this country and for many children and young people these stars are their idols; they draw inspiration from them and want to be like them.
Manawatu Evening Standard
Should you tell your kids they're beautiful?
Do you tell your daughter how beautiful she looks in her new party dress or how handsome your son is in his favourite super hero outfit? You had better stop says the UK's women's minister, Jo Swinson, who thinks parents who tell their children they are beautiful risk sending the message that looks are the most important thing for success in life.
Lady Gaga Wears Sexy Bikini, Flaunts Weight Loss and Long Hair-See the Pic
Lady Gaga 's body critics are going to have a hard time finding anything negative to say about her now.
Anorexia, Bulimia Linked to Disturbance in Brain Region
The insidious disorders are characterized by extreme eating behavior and distorted body image and often occur during adolescence and young adulthood.
Sat Jun 08, 2013
Wendy Williams Dishes On Her Struggles With Weight Loss In New "Ask Wendy" Book
The self-proclaimed 'Queen of All Media' recently released her sixth book, titled Ask Wendy, where she not only dishes out advice but shares intimate stories about her personal struggles with body image and weight loss.