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Two recently published memoirs by prominent U.S. ballerinas, New York City Ballet's Jenifer Ringer and American Ballet Theatre's Misty Copeland, part the curtain on the ballet's central illusion: that it is empowering for the female dancers at its centre.
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Let's face it: Good intentions aside, it's easier to hit the snooze than get out of bed and hit the pavement.
FOR New England Girls School students Abbie and Isobel Robertson, this year's trip to the Royal Easter Show with the school's livestock team will be about a lot more than competing for trophies.
Young men with an eating disorder are not getting the help and support they need because of a perceptions about a "women's illness", say researchers.
Throughout the year anyone who visits Pitt State quickly learns the Oval is always busy, be it campus commuters, bake sales, 72-hour teeter-totterers or more recently, photo-booth goers.
Despite the best efforts of Sarah Michelle Gellar and an untold number of Twitter users, Vogue 's most recent issue, which features Kanye West and Kim Kardashian, is selling quite healthily, according to Page Six .
Chandler-Gilbert Community College psychology freshman Natalie Cadwell is all too familiar with the negative effects the media can have on girls of any age.
The mediated version of what women should look like has always been under scrutiny, particularly looking at actresses and fashion models.
A new app that lets users shed virtual weight so their faces look skinnier on "selfie" photos is raising concerns about health and body-image issues.
From revamped advertising to celebrity endorsements, the war against body-image insecurities has taken the nation by storm.
ASU women are stereotyped as being hot, blonde and skinny. Although some may think that's not that bad, it's worse than it seems.
You know that saying, "The clothes make the man?" Well, the same concept goes for us gals.
A new study finds that eating disorders are not only increasingly common among men, but unlike women, they are slower to recognize symptoms and so, too, slower to seek help.
DESIGNERS need to look at their target audiences when deciding which models to use for shows and advertisements, according to Launceston models and agency owners.