Category Archives for In the News

Missing the Point of the Whole Revolution

A celebrity put on a few pounds and the media responds by calling her fat. Hardly surprising.She responds by posting half-naked pictures of herself on her site and confessing to the world that

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Beautiful as I am

I sat down for my conversation with Beautiful As I Am photographer Leslie Carpenter frazzled from a day of handling oozing poison ivy (Thing One), girl drama (Thing Two), and a smelly-turned-bathed

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Momshell, Defined.

Are you a mother who birthed a baby from her uterus?  Did you gain weight, change shape, slow down?  Does it make you feel bad?Look around you.  Who are your mom friends?  Are they

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This is What Happens When You Let me Blog When I Should Be Sleeping

I always wondered what the bullies on the playground did when they grew up. Also? People, celebrity or not, are SUPPOSED to look like they don’t have make up on when they DON’T HAVE MAKE UP ON, you

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All Around the Mulberry Bush: Jessica Simpson & Body Image

I was prepared to rant. Jessica Simpson debuted her “new mom body” on the Katie Show and my emotions told reason to take a coffee and doughnut break while I raked Simpson (who gave birth in May) through

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Are you Ready to #BeBrave?

Are you ready to #BeBrave?The headlines are filled with stories about feelings of hopelessness. At first glance, the world looks like a pretty depressing place, but if you look just long enough…you see

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Throw Like a Girl: 11-Year-Old Caroline Pla’s Appeal To Play Tackle Football

Caroline Pla on “Ellen.” Go Irish!Both of my sons play in the local YMCA flag football league. It’s a pretty tame version of the game, but the kids do bonk heads or trip over each other, so injury

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Stopping Our Sons

Rape is always everywhere: in America, in India, in Somalia, in Saudi Arabia, in Israel. We all know the newest news stories:  a small town divided, a girl dead in Dehli– the conversation

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The Mistress’s Rabbi

Yad: archon.brandeis.eduEvery year, the stories of sexual misconduct find their way to the media spotlight:  Josh Duggar molesting girls as a teenager including his sisters. D.C. Rabbi Barry Fruendel,

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GBP Showcase: Hiding in Plain Sight

Girl Body Pride is coming up on a birthday. To celebrate, we are taking a moment to showcase our favorite submissions from guest writers and contributions from our regular team. Do you have a favorite

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