Victoria's Secret Acknowledges Outrage, Alters Its 'Perfect Body' Ad

Victoria's Secret should've known (and probably did) that it was getting into ugly territory when it launched a campaign called "The Perfect Body." The ensuing negative press—which came in all shapes and sizes, heh—has compelled the overpriced lingerie company to alter its slogan to read: "A Body for Every Body." »11/06/14 12:10pm11/06/14 12:10pm


A Message From the Chairwoman of the Itty Bitty Titty Committee

I peaked, size wise, at the age of 10, when I bought my first training bra — that, with a bit of a tug across the torso, could certainly fit my bust line today. Vacillating between the funny gray area of a size 32AA and 32A (depending on the time of the month), as an adult woman my breasts hardly heave, but rather… »3/17/14 7:00pm3/17/14 7:00pm

Body Shaming Makes Teenage Boys Depressed, More Likely to Use Drugs

It's easy to frame body shaming and eating disorders as primarily a female problem (because beauty, in our culture, is so often treated like women's sole utility, whereas men are allowed to fall back on stuff like "ideas" and "assertiveness" and "sense of humor), but that doesn't mean that men are exempt from… »11/06/13 8:30pm11/06/13 8:30pm