beauty standards Articles

Person or object? Objectification in the media

Person or object? Objectification in the media

Why is it we still see some women as just too beautiful to be cheated on?
Beauty is in the eyes of the colonizer

Beauty is in the eyes of the colonizer

We discuss the damaging impacts of western beauty standards on women of colour in society today. Ideas of beauty should not be restrictive.
‘The Girl From Rio’ is giving us the representation we needed

‘The Girl From Rio’ is giving us the representation we needed

Brazilian superstar Anitta is the real Girl From Rio – ready to show diverse bodies and genuine people
The TikTokers promoting body positivity

The TikTokers promoting body positivity

Talking all things body image, self-love and TikTok with four of the platforms leading creators
The unattainable beauty standards of social media

The unattainable beauty standards of social media

Unattainable beauty standards are everywhere, but social media is changing exponentially increasing these pressures
Dare to bare?

Dare to bare?

The rise of no-makeup and its celebrity advocation is discussed by contributor Shannon Winterbone

Thicc: body positive or objectifying?

Oppressive beauty standards come in all shapes and sizes

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