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# Body Image

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# Body Image
Schull teens travel to Dublin to tell Facebook to 'face up' to impact of algorithms
The students are calling on Minister Catherine Martin to hold an urgent inquiry into the conduct of Facebook.
# Body Image
My body will change, but I'm proud: How I'm navigating pregnancy and an old eating disorder
I can let the worries about my body take over, or I can enjoy this adventure, writes Niamh Mongey.
Voices
Opinion: What the evolution of the Special K swimsuit taught me about body image
Michelle McBride has grown up with the evolving Special K swimsuit, and wonders about its impact on how it has affected how she looks at herself.
# Snapchat dysmorphia
People seeking surgery to look like 'filtered versions of themselves'
There’s a new phenomenon called ‘Snapchat dysmorphia’, researchers have said.
# Thanks Penneys
Here's everything you need to know about Penneys' new sizing format
This could be great.
# Ed Sheeran
Ed Sheeran spoke out about pressures he felt to lose weight early in his career
He said being in the public eye was tricky.
# body hair
This artist says she received death threats for having hairy legs in an Adidas ad
Are we really still having this conversation?
# what curves
Zara used thin models in an ad about 'loving your curves', and people are not impressed
“Zara, wake up. This is not curvy.”
# furry teeth
This blogger's Instagram about what it's *really* like being 33 weeks pregnant is brilliant
Swollen cankles and all.
# Your Say
Poll: Is pornography damaging to young people?
The Taoiseach has called for a national conversation on the issue.
# Body Image
This nurse's status about why you shouldn't judge a book by its cover is going mega viral
Mary Walls Penney’s was criticised for her multicoloured hair — and she showed everyone
Voices
'Psoriasis can have devastating effects on your body image'
Tadgh Dolan talks about the impact psoriasis has had on his life.
Everyone is loving this woman's powerful response to being fat-shamed for wearing shorts
“You might have an issue with my body. I don’t.”
This woman is going viral for slamming H&M's 'unrealistic' clothes sizes
When shopping just isn’t as fun as it’s supposed to be.
# in your face
This plus-size model had a spectacular response to being called a 'fat cow'
And it involved crisps.
Amy Schumer has slammed a magazine for including her in a special 'plus size' issue
” Plus size is considered size 16 in America. I go between a size 6 and an 8.”
# dadbod
Here's what 19 different countries think the 'ideal man's body' looks like
The results vary wildly from country to country.
# witness the fitness
A fitness blogger has just demonstrated how Instagram photos don't always tell the truth
Jessica Pack’s honest post is going massively viral.
# knobbly knees
This headline slamming celebs and their 'knobbly knees' is peak Daily Mail
Good grief.
# bikini body
This women's magazine has decided to ban the term 'bikini body' from its covers
Women’s Health will not use the terms “bikini body” or “drop two sizes” on its cover anymore.
# badass undies
A new Mam shared a selfie in her 'nana undies' to make a point about body shaming
“Screw what society wants from me. This is what’s on offer.”
# Body dysmorphia
This actor's searingly honest essay on his addiction to plastic surgery is going viral
Modern Family actor Reid Ewing believed that surgery would cure him of body dysmorphia.
# gabourey sidibe
The plus-sized star of Empire acted in a sex scene and had to defend herself to critics
Get it, girl.
# gabourey sidibe
The plus-sized star of Empire had an excellent comeback to cruel memes about her sex scene
Get it, girl.
# instagrim
A teen Instagram star has quit the site to expose her 'fake and forced' beauty pics
Essena O’Neill has recaptioned all her photos to tell the real stories behind them.
# tiger stripes
This model shared a photo of her pregnancy stretch marks to shut down body shamers
Robyn Lawley shared the image yesterday.
# Body Image
People are raging at Oasis over this 'irresponsible' skinny mannequin
“This is disgusting, damaging and irresponsible.”
# body beautiful
This mum stood in public in just a bikini to show that all bodies are beautiful
This is touching.
# Hoax
Cindy Crawford has finally spoken out about THAT viral unretouched photo
“I felt really manipulated and conflicted, so I kept my mouth shut.”
# Body Image
Those viral no make-up selfies aren't what they seem
Have a quick check before you share.
# too big
This model is going viral for highlighting fashion's mind-boggling body standards
She’s technically underweight, but can’t get work.
# Body Image
This model is going viral for highlighting fashion's mind-boggling body standards
She’s technically underweight, but can’t get work.
# perception
Here's what 18 different countries think the 'ideal woman's body' looks like
The variations are startling.
# break the internet
Kim Kardashian just posted a completely naked selfie to prove she's not faking her pregnancy
Possibly NSFW.
# thigh reading
Women are celebrating their stretch marks with the inspiring #ThighReading hashtag
Because the lines on your thighs tell a better story than the lines on your palms.
# Body Image
8 body anxieties every Irish woman faces in the summer
“There isn’t a decent togs in the house!”
# Body Image
This Yves Saint Laurent ad was banned for using an 'unhealthily underweight' model
It’s not the first time the French fashion label has been the target of complaints.
# cashing in
All the complaints over this controversial billboard may have backfired spectacularly
The advertiser looks like it’s laughing all the way to the bank.
Voices
Our bodies are amazing, why don't we give them the love they deserve?
Like so many women and men, I wasted time hating my shape and trying to change it. Then I realised what an incredible, beautiful machine my body is.
# Body Image
This mam's empowering bikini selfie is going super viral
“I have stretch marks and I wear a bikini.”