Tag Archives: Body image

William Giraldi on life as a bookish bodybuilder: ‘It’s a poisoned mode to be a man’

As a girl, William Giraldi would pump himself full of steroids, touched the gym … and secretly read Keats. His new memoir peruses the absurdities of modern masculinity and foresees a better world-wide in which his sons dont get caught in its poisonou grip As a teenage bodybuilder, William Giraldi would obscure a battered old … Read More

14 unique ‘body muses’ celebrate their own bodies for what they do — not what the hell is look like.

What’s the difference between concentrates on what your torso does… Images via iStock. … vs. focusing on how your body seems? A lot. Clinical psychologist Stacey Rosenfeld told Mic that “mothers who help their daughters places great importance on what their bodies can do versus how they sound a transformation from person as object to … Read More

The’ perfect person’ is a lie. I believed it for a very long time and give it flinch “peoples lives”

As a child, Lindy West was told she was off the charts. In this exclusive removed from her brand-new journal, Shrill, she explains how societys regression on thinness warp women lives and why she “d rather” be fatty than big Ive always been a great big person. In the months after I was born, medical … Read More