Body Image

  • Instagram bans plastic surgery filters
    Life

    Instagram just banned filters which depict or promote plastic surgery – here’s why that’s important

  • People

    Jameela Jamil calls for an end to short men shaming in heartfelt Twitter plea

  • People

    Stop saying Stacey Solomon is flaunting her “postpartum body”: it’s just her body

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Dawn French
People

Jameela Jamil and Dawn French join forces against “pillow bra” made for “cleavage wrinkles”

Their tweets have gone viral.

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Hollie Richardson
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Jameela Jamil with a tape measure between her teeth, symbolising the diet industry
Life

Jameela Jamil’s response to Instagram’s new weight loss policy is a must-read

“As someone who struggled with an eating disorder for most of my youth, I’ve personally known and suffered the perils of the devious side of the diet industry."

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Lauren Geall
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Long Reads

“Why I’m sick of always having to justify my age at work”

From being passed over for promotions, to talked over in work meetings, looking younger than you are can be seriously frustrating...

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Becci Vallis
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James Corden fat shaming
Life

James Corden’s viral response to “fat-shaming needs to make a comeback” comments is brilliant

He delivered a candid and humurous statement.

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Hollie Richardson
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Chloe Gray
Published

Meet Celeste Barber: the anti-it girl

She’s challenging our assumptions about the perfect body, one parody at a time

Eve Women's Wrestling, London, UK
Long Reads

“How a women’s wrestling night changed my view of my body forever”

“I didn’t anticipate that watching women wrestle would radically shift how I thought about my body. But it did.”

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Moya Crockett
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Ama Agbeze netball player
People

Why Ama Agbeze’s nude photos were a power move in facing her “flaws”

The netball champion chatted to Stylist about her relationship with her body.

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Hollie Richardson
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People

Jesy Nelson has an important message for every woman battling self-hatred

The singer's willingness to hold up her biggest insecurities to the light and move past them is part of a changing tide for women.

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Megan Murray
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Holly Willoughby
Opinion

Holly Willoughby’s fashion line photos are not an invitation to critique her body

And yet...

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Hollie Richardson
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People

Selena Gomez reveals she doesn’t have Instagram on her phone – and this is the reason why

Surprise, surprise: body image is a factor

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Moya Lothian-McLean
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Lisa Kudrow
People

Lisa Kudrow admits she felt like “mountain of a woman” during her Friends career

Her body confidence shattered, Kudrow says the pressure drove her to become “too thin”

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Lauren Geall
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Anna Brech
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Emily Ratajkowski defends her friend from “crazy haters” in body-shaming row

Actor intervenes amid swimwear controversy

Stylist Live

Why this body confidence coach is done with the word ‘ugly’

“I think there’s a huge pressure on society to be perfect and to be beautiful.”

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Susan Devaney
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Life

Swim England tells women how to hide “flabby stomachs” – Twitter reacts accordingly

The national sports body has now issued an apology.

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Susan Devaney
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Long Reads

The Daily Mail is ranking women by waist size – and we can’t ignore this dangerous message

This goes way beyond the sidebar of shame.

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Heidi Scrimgeour
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Life

An ad that promoted plastic surgery during Love Island has finally been banned

But feminist campaigners are questioning why it took so long.

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Moya Crockett
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Speak Up

Netflix’s Insatiable isn’t as bad as you thought it would be. It’s worse

We watched the fat shaming television show so you never, ever have to

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Hannah-Rose Yee
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People

Kate Moss no longer thinks that “nothing tastes as good as skinny feels”

In a rare TV interview, the supermodel retracts her controversial mantra – and says she wouldn’t let her daughter pose topless

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Moya Crockett
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Anna Brech
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Keeley Hawes expertly shuts down diet claims on Twitter

"What the f**k is an alkaline diet?"

People

Everyone needs to read Amy Schumer’s response to a fan’s photoshopped image of her

“I love my body for being strong, healthy and sexy”

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Susan Devaney
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