Seventeen Says Thanks But No Thanks To Teen's Photoshop Petition

Seventeen editor Ann Shoket met yesterday with Julia Bluhm, the 14-year-old reader who started an online petition to ask the magazine to curb its use of Photoshop. Although the magazine accepted the petition and its nearly 25,000 signatures when Bluhm went to deliver it in person yesterday, it appears Seventeen has no… » 5/03/12 5:00pm 5/03/12 5:00pm

Awesome 14-Year-Old Delivers 25,000 Anti-Photoshop Signatures to …

"I didn't think it was going to get this big," said a trench-coat-clad 14-year-old Julia Bluhm as she stood in the drizzle outside the Midtown skyscraper where Seventeen magazine is headquartered. Bluhm was talking about the online petition she started asking Seventeen to produce one photo spread per month without the… » 5/02/12 6:00pm 5/02/12 6:00pm

A T-Shirt With A Different Kind Of Message

This weekend, girls ages 14-22 will talk sexualization versus healthy sexuality — including Aleah Starr, an eating disorder survivor whose Projection project pushes back messages projected on girls' (and guys') bodies. Here, some arresting images from past efforts. » 10/19/10 6:38pm 10/19/10 6:38pm