body image

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behind brazil's extreme beauty addiction

In season two of i-D's series Beyond Beauty, tattoo artist and activist Grace Neutral is back exploring individual expressions of beauty. This time Grace travels to São Paulo, Brazil to investigate the tensions between the mainstream beauty standards...
i-D Staff
9.29.16
Instagram

6 photographers changing the body conversation on instagram

These young artists are using their access to a new kind of gaze to change the way bodies are represented and discussed online.
Blair Cannon
8.1.16
Culture

meet the queer performance troupe blending shakespeare and sex

Naked Boys Reading is revitalizing classic literature and dissecting male body image through naked performance.
Edward Siddons
4.28.16
Music

years & years' olly alexander speaks out about body image issues

In a Facebook live event, the singer shared that he struggled with body image and eating issues from a young age.
Lula Ososki
4.11.16
Think Pieces

are skinny model laws really the solution to fashion’s body image issue?

As a California bill aimed at fighting eating disorders advances, we ask why the focus isn't on widening the spectrum of acceptable body types rather than narrowing it.
Hannah Ongley
4.8.16
News

erin heatherton opens up about the ridiculous body standards she faced as a vs angel

The runway favorite reveals that she suffered from depression after constant demands to lose weight.
Hannah Ongley
4.5.16
News

​someone made jewelry to accentuate the controversial thigh gap

But designer Soo Kyung Bae isn’t just cashing in on fashion’s unhealthy obsession with ultra-thinness.
Charlotte Gush
3.30.16
News

​how to destroy body-shaming trolls in four simple pics

Just follow Sara Petty’s lead.
Tish Weinstock
3.18.16
News

lena dunham condemns sexist society for making her think her body was photoshopped

"it's a weird feeling to see a photo and not know if it's your own body anymore," she wrote after calling out a Spanish magazine for photoshopping her.
Hannah Ongley
3.2.16
News

lena dunham calls out spanish magazine for photoshopping her body

She's not that kind of girl.
Matthew Whitehouse
3.1.16
News

karlie kloss on ridiculous sample sizes

"The idea of having one-size-fits-all that everybody needs to shape themselves to fit is not realistic."
Laura Vogel
2.27.16
News

a body-positive barbie scores the cover of 'time' magazine

At the age of 56, the iconic doll finally has a realistic range of body types, and she's making big news.
Laura Vogel
1.31.16