body image

Staring at an Image of Yourself on Zoom Has Serious Consequences for Mental Health – Especially for Women

While experiences with self-objectification lead both women and men to focus on their appearance, women tend to face many more negative consequences

Why I’m Speaking Up About Toxic Beauty Standards

As a disabled woman, I was taught that I could never be beautiful — and that’s a problem

What Is Vaginal Rejuvenation?

Made famous by social media influencers, vaginal rejuvenation can be used to correct common medical concerns as well as cosmetic ones

What’s Hot About Menopause? Sex!

The big change can be a big plus in the bedroom

My Breast Reduction Gave Me My Life Back

Large breasts restricted my lifestyle and caused physical discomfort. At 25, I knew surgery was the answer.

Thinking About Getting a Tummy Tuck? What to Know Before Going Under the Knife.

A tummy tuck can help your abdomen look firmer, but it's not a complete weight loss overhaul

Facebook Has Known for a Year and a Half That Instagram Is Bad for Teens Despite Claiming Otherwise – Here Are the Harms Researchers Have Been Documenting for Years

Studies consistently show that the more often teens use Instagram, the worse their overall well-being, self-esteem, life satisfaction, mood and body image

Considering Plastic Surgery? Here’s What You Should Know.

A look into common surgeries for women, how to ease into a cosmetic change and what to look for in a surgeon

How Sarah Baartman’s Hips Went From a Symbol of Exploitation to a Source of Empowerment for Black Women

In the 1800s, Sarah Baartman was an African woman who was paraded around Europe, where spectators jeered at her large buttocks

8 Ways to Manage Body Image Anxiety After Lockdown

Engaging with people who accept and appreciate your body as it is can help you feel more at peace with how you look

Trans Kids in the US Were Seeking Treatment Decades Before Today’s Political Battles Over Access to Health Care

These kids faced tremendous obstacles in a world where the word "transgender" didn't even exist

How Parents Can Support a Child Who Comes out as Trans – by Conquering Their Own Fears, Following Their Child’s Lead and Tolerating Ambiguity

Studies show that family acceptance or rejection has a big impact on a trans child's mental health and happiness

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