posts tagged body-image

4/11/17 // Stripping Down to Power Up

“Style Like U” is a media movement backed by mother/daughter team Elisa Goodkind and Lily Mandelbaum, who are making an important point about the fashion industry by interviewing prominent personalities in their underwear. BTRtoday explores how style comes from what's underneath your clothes and… | read

3/17/17 // Is the Beauty Industry a Beast on Every Woman’s Back?

Ultimately, the responsibility to transform the beauty culture from toxic to celebratory rests in the hands of the oppressed population themselves: Women must have the strength to value themselves and each other for their more meaningful and sustainable qualities in order to shake off the burden of… | read

3/14/17 // Is Body Diversity in Fashion Real or Just a Trend?

Though it still isn't nearly where it should be, there has been more body diversity in the fashion world of late than there has been in years, but is it just another trend or is it here to stay? | read

1/8/17 // The Eating Disorders That Hide In Plain Sight

You’ve heard of anorexia and bulimia, but what about orthorexia and diabulimia? Eating disorders affect approximately 30 million people in the United States, and it’s about time we start taking these illnesses, and their treatments, seriously. | read

1/3/17 // Bra or Nah?

With freeing the nipple, we’re also freeing women of ridiculous standards and expectations about how our breasts should look and what they should be encased in. How do bras affect our breasts and those looking at them? | read

4/25/16 // Wear Your Voice

This week we chat with the founder of Wear Your Voice about solo travel, and travel's influence on body positivity! | listen

4/14/16 // Body Image

Is our culture helping or hindering the acceptance of more diverse body images? For "Body Week" at BTR, Zach Schepis and Lisa Autz ask people on the streets of New York City if they truly see a… | watch

4/5/16 // My Body, My World

Experts weigh in on how exposure to beauty standards in other cultures through travel can help redeem people of their own false negative body perceptions. | read

3/26/16 // Dolling Down Children's Toys

Examining the recent trend towards more natural, realistic children's dolls. | read

8/28/14 // Body Positive Today

Trending Week - Trends in body obsessions and inclusive movements in body positivity. | read

7/29/14 // I’m Straight Thin, But Gay Fat - Age Week

Within gay culture lies an unobtainable male body standard that has resulted in countless eating disorders, body dysmorphia cases, and hate. | read

7/31/13 // Burlesque Performers Take Their Girlie Shows On the Road - Touring Week

How a once-taboo form of entertainment is becoming a mainstream pursuit, pasties and all. | read

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