Body Image

Posted on the May 08, 2014 by Carlin Ross
Circa 1964
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Posted on the Apr 09, 2014 by Carlin Ross
I'm loving Ben Hopper's Natural Beauty photo series featuring models with unshaven underarms.  Hair does hold pheromones. Just need some full bush and I'm there.
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Posted on the Apr 01, 2014 by Carlin Ross
This is a picture of the artist Frida Kahlo and her doctor taken in 1940.  Some of us have such a drive to create that adversity becomes a catalyst. 
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Posted on the Mar 31, 2014 by Carlin Ross
I'm starting to fall in love with this young woman.  Last month Lorde posted this picture of herself with the caption "in bed in paris with acne cream on" to her 1.3 million followers on...
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Posted on the Mar 25, 2014 by Carlin Ross
These before and after transformations are startling. Hoping we get to a place where we can appreciate the naked face and the reality of sex. Manufactured images remove us from the moment and its...
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Posted on the Mar 24, 2014 by Carlin Ross
This is Olga Taylor, a 62-year old caterer who was scouted to be a part of TK Maxx's Spring/Summer 2014 ad campaign. Bravo for featuring real bodies...real women in their 60's in bathing suits. I...
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Posted on the Mar 19, 2014 by Carlin Ross
South Korean photographer Yi Yeo released these images of young women recovering from plastic surgery to bring attention to their obsession with ideal beauty. South Korea has the world's highest per...
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Posted on the Mar 11, 2014 by Carlin Ross
If you know me, then you know that I'm not a Barbie fan. I see it as conditioning and the perpetuation of the beauty myth. But what are the choices when you go to the toy store? Not many...until...
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Posted on the Mar 09, 2014 by Betty Dodson
Dear Betty, I am a 20 year old female that has really recently become more sexually active. I am still a virgin... But I have been experimenting more with masturbation and letting my boyfriend touch...
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Posted on the Mar 06, 2014 by Betty Dodson
Dear Ms Dodson Thank you for your website, it's invaluable not just for the information resource but for it's humour and good sense. You seem to be a woman who has always lived life well, to the...
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Posted on the Mar 06, 2014 by Carlin Ross
I know that some women love Barbie...I get it.  But when I was a little girl Barbie was blacklisted from our home.  My mother felt that it was healthier to play with dolls that looked like...
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Posted on the Feb 24, 2014 by Carlin Ross
I love this drawing by Anastasiya Tarasenko (she's designing our t-shirt line). From tolerance to acceptance - the constant of the female condition.   You can view more of Annie's cartoons...
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Posted on the Feb 19, 2014 by Betty Dodson
Betty, Once again I seek your wisdom. I truly think you're the present equivalent to Ghandi o Mother Teresa. No pressure. ; )
Posted on the Jan 22, 2014 by Carlin Ross
Finally someone got it.  Lingerie brand Aerie refused to photoshop any of their models for their new ad campaign.  I love the creases in her skin...the rounding of her tummy...it's so f*...
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Posted on the Jan 10, 2014 by Carlin Ross
This is a picture of Kim Phuc today and Kim Phuc when she was 9 years old running from a napalm attack.  She survived and spent 14 months in a hospital having her wounds treated.  In many...
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