Articles, features, news and polls on a variety of body image topics.
Articles and forum devoted to improving self-esteem by developing a better body image.
Promoting healthy body image attitudes. Preventing eating and weight concerns.
Features articles, forums, psychological exercises, activism ideas, and resources.
Celebrate your breasts: health and cancer issues to breastfeeding and cosmetic surgery.
Articles, links and resources on discrimination and media images, with information about how to become a media-watch volunteer.
Teenage girls tend to struggle with body image in far greater numbers than boys.
Brief article examining the idea of male bodily perfection.
From the Social Issues Research Center, a summary of findings on body image.
NPR's Susan Stamberg talks with Linda Wells, editor of Allure magazine about the magazine, its coverage of beauty issues, and how it chooses what goes on the cover. [6:10 Realaudio broadcast]
Jean Kilbourne, author of Can't Buy My Love -- How Advertising Changes the Way We Think and Feel, says the media have created an ideal of beauty for young girls that is dangerously unachievable. Kilbourne speaks with NPR's Susan Stamberg in the second in a series of conversations on the nature of beauty. [6:44 Realaudio broadcast]
Provides support and reference material to persons of short stature and creates a forum to teach people about the social issues of being short.
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