We can all agree that this kind of digital retouching is damning for young girls to see. But what we can’t understand is why they targeted this teen in particular.

Mar 12, 2014 at 2:30pm | 247 comments

Instead of becoming a mode of expression and celebration, the yearbook turns into something that's more like a parting shot from school officials.
In spite of her antics, Kim Kardashian is still a human being with insecurities who sometimes gets her feelings hurt.
bad pictures
Sometime in the last few years, I've gone from compulsively untagging every remotely unflattering photo of myself to making them my profile pictures. And it feels AWESOME.
Emaciating people in photographs is ludicrous, but I also hate it when commenters and critics rush to call any photograph that shows a woman's clavicle or ribcage "disgusting."
body acceptance
The iconic teen magazine has agreed "not to alter body sizes or face shapes of young women featured in its editorial pages," and will discuss the pledge in more detail in the August issue.
truth in advertising
Legislative action isn't that powerful elsewhere -- why would this be any different?
It’s strange, looking at photos of yourself from the past and having them not be you at all, but rather some edited version of what you wanted so desperately to be.
Where fashion meets photography, we get uncomfortable with fashion’s function as a veil. This has manifested itself most visibly in a reaction against certain trends in fashion advertising.

Apr 21, 2014 at 11:30am | 13 comments

We used Photoshop to find out just how weird your panties would have to be to keep a guy out of there.

Mar 23, 2011 at 2:56pm | 0 comments