Tag Archive: Body Image

The Dapper Chicks ‘Suit Up’ in New York

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A new women’s equality group is making waves on social media and gaining notice by the day. Who are they? The Dapper Chicks of New York, or DCNY. Comprised of seven women, DCNY… Continue reading

Adidas and Manchester United Under Scrutiny After Releasing Revealing Female Jersey

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It was announced in July 2014 that Manchester United would not be renewing any contract with Nike, with whom they previously had a 13-season contract. Instead MU locked into a sponsorship deal with… Continue reading

Opinion Writer Slams Sorority Recruitment Video and Calls for Messages of Female Empowerment

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Hollywood tends to portray sororities and fraternities with a crazy-wild-party lifestyle. Frat parties, hazing, keg stands, and more—typically a “white America” fantasy college world. The stereotypical jerk frat boy, the bimbo blonde (though… Continue reading

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Gives an Amazing Feminist Commencement Speech at Wellesley College

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The inspirational Chimamanda Ngzoi Adichie was Wellesley College’s 2015 Commencement speaker this past May and, of course, she did not disappoint. Decked out in Wellesley College’s colors, the beautiful Adichie presented a motivating… Continue reading

Why Low Body Confidence is Bad for You

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Meaghan Ramsey, Global Director of the Dove Self-Esteem Project and an advocate for positive body image, gave a great TEDTalk late last year. In this talk, she explains to the audience something that most… Continue reading

Target swimsuit campaign shows women what it’s like to love your body

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Bathing suit shopping shouldn’t be so difficult, at least according to Target. The company has launched a new body-positive campaign, “Target Loves Every Body,” to encourage women to embrace their bodies and bring… Continue reading

How One Woman Uses YouTube to Make a Living and a Difference

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YouTube was founded in 2005 for users to create, share, and watch videos. Since then, the site has exploded will all sorts of videos from documentaries, to interviews, to funny clips of cats.… Continue reading

Try an Awesome Yoga Class…For free!

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Yoga is the workout of the moment. Its health benefits range from physical to mental. I always thought that to be a yogi I would need to attend a yoga class at a… Continue reading

What Advice Would You Give to Your Younger Self? #DearMe

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Last week for International Women’s Day, YouTube launched a #DearMe campaign where women could share wisdom, love, and advice with their younger selves. Check out the honest and inspirational video below: There are… Continue reading

Women & Weight Training: Five Reasons to Start Now

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“The stronger she became..the stronger she became” Many women are wary of lifting weights at the gym. I have definitely been one of them; it is intimidating if you do not know what… Continue reading