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Sites [ Submit ] - Articles, features, news and polls on a variety of body image topics. Council on Size and Weight Discrimination - Articles, links and resources on discrimination and media images, with information about how to become a media-watch volunteer. Body Positive - Features articles, forums, psychological exercises, activism ideas, and resources. Male Body Image - Brief article examining the idea of male bodily perfection. Mirror, Mirror - From the Social Issues Research Center, a summary of findings on body image. Short Persons Support - Provides support and reference material to persons of short stature and creates a forum to teach people about the social issues of being short. Body Image Health - Promoting healthy body image attitudes. Preventing eating and weight concerns. NPR : Beauty Series, Part 1: Setting the Beauty Agenda - NPR's Susan Stamberg talks with Linda Wells, editor of Allure magazine about the magazine, its coverage of beauty issues, and how it chooses what goes on the cover. [6:10 Realaudio broadcast] NPR : Beauty Series, Part 2: Pitching Beauty to Teens - Jean Kilbourne, author of Can't Buy My Love -- How Advertising Changes the Way We Think and Feel, says the media have created an ideal of beauty for young girls that is dangerously unachievable. Kilbourne speaks with NPR's Susan Stamberg in the second in a series of conversations on the nature of beauty. [6:44 Realaudio broadcast] Bella Online: Body Image - Articles and forum devoted to improving self-esteem by developing a better body image. bOObs: A Guide to Your Girls - Celebrate your breasts: health and cancer issues to breastfeeding and cosmetic surgery. Does Your Daughter Have a Positive Body Image? - Teenage girls tend to struggle with body image in far greater numbers than boys.
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