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Beauty Standards

  1. first person
    My Beautiful MomGrowing up, my mother taught me the power of looking good. It wasn’t always pretty.
  2. beauty standards
    Even Camels Have Instagram Face NowAnd 40 of them were disqualified from a beauty pageant because of it.
  3. beauty standards
    Incels Spend Hours Telling Each Other What Plastic Surgeries to GetMen who are “involuntarily celibate” flock to online forums for self-improvement tips.
  4. beauty standards
    Even Giant Fish Can’t Ignore the Siren’s Call of Plastic SurgeryNot everything is better down where it’s wetter.
  5. calendar girls
    No-Makeup Julianne Moore Tackles Unreal Beauty Standards in Pirelli CalendarPeter Lindbergh said it’s about “calling out the terror of perfection.”
  6. quotables
    Lupita Nyong’o Talks About the ‘Lording of Lighter Skin’She discussed the importance of seeing darker-skinned women represented.
  7. beauty standards
    Kerry Washington on Not Conforming in Hollywood“I was often told to fix things, like, fix your teeth, wear your hair differently, or dress differently. Or I was too ethnic or I didn’t speak black enough.”
  8. they’ve created a monster
    These Pictures of the Ideal Male Body Prove Photoshop Is HardBut not as hard as living under patriarchy!
  9. curve balls
    Amy Schumer, Barbie, and the New-Era Playmates Are More Than Just a PR StuntBeauty is a whole mess of contradictions.
  10. beauty standards
    A Model’s Righteous Letter to the Agency That Called Her ‘Too Big’“I cannot miraculously shave my hip bones down.”
  11. body image
    Topshop Will Ditch Dubiously Sized MannequinsThe latest retailer to concede that its fiberglass models are unreasonably proportioned.
  12. puppies!!!!!!
    Unrealistic Beauty Standards Making Dogs FatFat-shaming your dog is the new fat-shaming your kid.
  13. quotables
    Viola Davis: I Didn’t Want to Be the Vogue WomanThe actress explains her choice to “woman up.”
  14. beauty standards
    Read Laverne Cox’s Essay About Caitlyn Jenner and Trans Beauty Standards “Most trans folks don’t have the privileges Caitlyn and I now have.”