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Corden and Maher are both wrong on fat-shaming

Corden and Maher are both wrong on fat-shaming

By Body Image Staff Bill Maher and James Corden have been sparing about fat-shaming on their respective late-night TV shows. While Corden has been championed for defending all who are fat-shaming, the truth is both celebrity comedians get this wrong. Maher is known...

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Our Insta-famous desires

Our Insta-famous desires

By Body Image Staff Since the rise to fame of the Kardashian family, and Kim Kardashian especially, we have been given a new term – Insta-famous. Using the social media app Instagram, individuals like the Kardashians no longer rely on Hollywood or the music industry...

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“Shedding for the Wedding” is a Dangerous Practice

“Shedding for the Wedding” is a Dangerous Practice

It’s June, the biggest month of the year for weddings. It’s that magical time for love, commitment, celebration, and, yes, crash diets and other risky measures in order to fit into that perfect wedding dress. The normalization of this extreme culture of...

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How to Be a Positive Body Image Role Model

Poor body image can have a range of negative social effects. Body image is how we think and feel about our bodies and how we imagine we look. Our image may have nothing to do with our actual appearance; it’s all about our self-perceptions. Poor body image can lead to...

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