Tag: body image

Unrealistic beauty standards plague social media

Kira, a junior kinesiology major at the University of La Verne, was 16 when she developed an eating disorder. When she first joined Instagram, she would see photos of girls that she didn’t know appear on her feed.

Women athletes face body criticism

As she finished her workout with squats, pull, clean and jerk, and snatch, Hailey McCann sat on the floor, deciding if she wanted to go to In-N-Out for a burger with animal fries or to Little Caeser’s for a deep dish pizza.

There is no correct body size

Glamour recently released an issue of its magazine that was the first of its kind that featured plus-sized women.

Let women celebrate themselves

Kim Kardashian has broken the Internet once again with a nude Instagram selfie, but this time she has brought the issue of body-shaming to the forefront.

Fixing the Mirror: Peering Into Body Image Issues: Act seeks awareness for eating disorders

The Anna Westin Prevention, Training and Education Act is to be introduced to Congress May 13.

Fixing the Mirror: Peering Into Body Image Issues: Her Story: Hall survives anorexia

Five years ago, Corenne Hall sat during her lunch break as a freshman at Charter Oak High School in Covina. As the students at surrounding tables ate their lunch, Hall’s friends were trying to shove a carrot down her throat.

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