body image

A British writer disparaged Nike’s plus-size mannequins. Here are the many reasons she was wrong.

She voiced several pervasive — and false — stereotypes about fat people

I work as an art tutor for high schoolers. The way they choose to portray female bodies is deeply worrying.

It’s easy to help students with skills — but more difficult to change their perceptions of beauty

I make time for my family’s needs, but often not mine. So I challenged myself: Could I exercise once a week for a month?

Fitness is important on many levels, but working out isn’t exactly easy for me

Eating disorders among middle-aged women are a health crisis. But they’re often missed.

‘Neither of her husbands knew, her children didn’t know, her doctors didn’t have a clue’

In Britain, you’ll no longer see ads perpetuating gender stereotypes or spreading derogatory messages about body image

Ads showing a man who can’t change a diaper or a woman who can’t park a car, for example, will be banned

Martial arts made me appreciate my body like never before. Here’s why.

Training has been truly revolutionary for me

I have struggled with an eating disorder for two decades. Now, I fear my daughter will inherit it.

What can I do to prevent her from internalizing my unhealthy outlook?

USWNT’s Megan Rapinoe poses for SI swimsuit issue, becoming first openly gay woman to do so

‘I think it’s really quite a bold statement by Sports Illustrated,’ she said

It’s almost ‘swimsuit season.’ If you’re worried about what others will think of you, read this.

Real change comes when you make changes based on who you are, not on how others perceive you

The danger in scrutinizing Caster Semenya’s body

Semenya’s case — and the response to it — foregrounds an ongoing attempt to restrict, delimit and otherwise define women’s bodies