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Why Body Image Isn’t Just a Feminist Issue “Girls and young women have clearly identified these [body] issues as the source of their hesitance to take on leadership roles.”-Claire Mysko Original Article by Melanie Klein of MindBodyGreen Advertisements

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Change the Narrative about “Bikini Season”!

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“Truth be told, we are all victims of the media. No one is safe.” Original Huffington Post article by Jessica Lovejoy below: Body Image Issues Are Not Just For Women Posted: 03/26/2014 2:03 pm EDT Updated: 03/26/2014 2:59 pm EDT … Continue reading

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Both Girls and Boys Subject to Excessive (and Limiting) Sexualization

Barbie has been getting a lot of flack for unrealistic body image and extreme sexualization, but the toy industry does not leave the male prototype unscathed.

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Lame Excuse for Barbie’s Warped Body Proportions by Mattell Designer Original Huffington Post article by¬†Elizabeth Claydon below: Barbie’s designer denies creating unrealistic body ideals for children http://i.huffpost.com February 4, 2014 We have heard much about how the unrealistic and disproportionate … Continue reading

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Exposure to Barbie May Influence … all sorts of things! A new study may suggest the immediate influence on young girls’ perception of what they are socially capable of doing as women, from exposure to Barbie. Original Article from Elizabeth … Continue reading

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“The body says what words cannot.”

The body says what words cannot. -Martha Graham What are you trying to express through your body that you cannot find the words for, or have learned that to express it through words is unacceptable? One of my fears of … Continue reading

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