Articles, features, news and polls on a variety of body image topics.
Bella Online: Body Image
Articles and forum devoted to improving self-esteem by developing a better body image.
Body Image Health
Promoting healthy body image attitudes. Preventing eating and weight concerns.
Features articles, forums, psychological exercises, activism ideas, and resources.
Chronic Illness and Body Image
An article from Rest Ministries on negative body image in people with chronic illness, and its psychological effects.
I Am Beautiful
Aiming to promote self-esteem through self-discovery. Includes excerpts and ordering for the book and video, resources including a quiz, messageboard and links.
Male Body Image
Brief article examining the idea of male bodily perfection.
From the Social Issues Research Center, a summary of findings on body image.
My Flatsy Forum
Support forum for flat-chested women.
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
Psychology: Body Image
Information on a collection of documentary films and videos on body image, primarily for educational use from Film Makers Libraries.
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.
Stories, newsletter, tips and recipes geared to helping people manage their weight and body image.
The Body Burden - Living in the Shadow of Barbie
Information about and reviews of the book by Stacey Handler, granddaughter of the woman who created the Barbie doll, in which she openly discloses her own battle with her body image.
The Psychology of Ideal Body Image
Article by Barbara A. Cohen, Ph.D. examining the psychology of the idealized body.
Tit 4 Tat
Where attitude and apparel intersect. Library of articles and links.
bOObs: A Guide to Your Girls
Celebrate your breasts: health and cancer issues to breastfeeding and cosmetic surgery.