Do your Instagram viewing habits trigger joy or guilt? New research shows that viewing body positive content may actually improve women's body image – at least in the short term.
Retired female athletes struggle with body image. Some miss their athletic figure, others want a more feminine ideal, while others walk a tightrope between the two.
Until the league stops pressuring players over their weight, token measures to address mental health concerns will have a limited impact.
Sex education lessons will soon cover sexting, consent, body image and different types of contraception.
The proposal is very different to schemes in the US where BMI report cards are sent to parents. Instead, the data would feed into obesity research and prevention programs.
A woman's work on her body will never be done if she wants to live a normal life.
For some people, self-weighing could be the key to losing or keeping weight off; while for others, it may do harm.
A new study of 'clean eating' posts on Instagram has found that men - and muscles - feature more prominently than women.
'I Don't Want to Get Thin,' singer Sophie Tucker proclaimed – an attitude that was decades ahead of its time.
The rise of 'fitspiration' seems to promote a body that is both impossibly thin and muscular. A new study explores whether this has become a new benchmark for women.
We found that over 12 years, women who had an unhealthy weight and had yo-yoed didn't gain more weight than women who had never yo-yoed.
People with facial difference often develop strategies for smoothing over social awkwardness, such as ways of introducing the issue into conversation early or using humour to deflect attention.
Male makeup is set to be the next big beauty trend, but what impact will this have on men's self-esteem?
Western societies are obsessed with body image – and it's stopping self-improvement.
The 'bikini bridge' may have been a hoax, but its damage to women's body image was real, demonstrating yet again the disturbing set of pressures social media places on young women.,
With the recent death of Hugh Hefner, come questions about his impact on sexual culture: Did his empire broaden the sexual landscape or did it usher in a pitiful era of objectification of women?
Banning retouched images of models is a step forward, but the fashion industry's attitude to beauty needs to change.
But you wouldn't know it to look at a newspaper.
Are dating apps destroying men's self-esteem?
If female mannequins were alive, they would be dangerously underweight.