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Monday, March 30, 2020

body shaming


'Would you like me to be smaller? Weaker? Softer? Taller?' Billie Eilish takes on body shaming

March 11, 2020 2:23 pm

Billie Eilish was seen donning a green sequinned shirt which she took off as a powerful monologue played on stage. Click here to watch the video.

We need to change the way we see beauty: Jennifer Lawrence

January 08, 2020 1:22 pm

The Hunger Games actor highlighted how the audience tends to watch actors and compare their respective bodies.

'My goal is that teenagers don't feel the same pressure I did to conform'

November 28, 2019 8:46 am

Designer Becca McCharen-Tran addresses body shaming, body positivity and eating disorders in her Ted talk.

Actress Chhavi Mittal gives it back to a man who called his pregnant wife a 'cow'

March 20, 2019 3:47 pm

Chhavi took to social media to share the incident where a man asked him for weight loss tips for his pregnant wife, saying she "is becoming a cow already".

Sameera Reddy to Aishwarya Rai Bachchan: Celeb moms who were body-shamed

March 18, 2019 2:38 pm

Even as one appreciates Kareena's weight-loss journey post delivery, one needs to keep in mind that losing baby weight is not the same as shedding extra kilos at other times. Losing postpartum weight can even take up to a year.

Meltem Isik's powerful photos capture the complexities of living with body dysmorphia

November 26, 2018 2:23 pm

Meltem Isik photographed people with Body Dysmorphic Disorder. Although the series took its final shape as a photographic installation, the process is closely akin to sculpture and performance.

International No Diet Day: 5 fashion controversies on body-shaming

May 06, 2018 6:00 am

From plus-size model Ashley Graham being fat-shamed to designer Stella McCartney getting severely criticised for thin models on her show, let's take a look at the body-shaming controversies on the occasion of International No Diet Day.

Case filed against Kerala professor over sexist 'watermelon' remarks on Muslim women students

March 23, 2018 10:59 am

The professor who berated girls for wearing leggings under their purdah which “they pull up…showing the leggings to the world,” resulted in an severe outrage both on social media and off it.

Outrage in Kerala over professor's sexist remark on students in purdah

March 19, 2018 10:29 pm

The remarks of Munavvir, an assistant professor at the Farook Training College who teaches Social Studies Education, have been widely panned by students organisations.

'I love her curvy body': This man shattered all notions of body shaming with heartfelt post

August 04, 2017 8:37 pm

Author and activist Robbie Tripp shared a strong post on Instagram and slammed the age old ideologies of ‘perfect body size’. Shattering all misconceptions, he took a path breaking step to spread the word using social media.