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Tag Archive | "Body Image"

Wise Guys: Do Men Care What Labia Look Like?

Wednesday, October 13, 2010

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photo by robbie_jim Advice from three of our guy friends. This week they answer the following: “What is the general consensus on women with big labia, or longer inner labia, or dark labia? Does it really matter? With the rise in labiaplasty surgery and all the adult men’s mags only showing only “neat and tidy” [...]

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To Be Young, Gifted and Black…

Monday, September 20, 2010

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…apparently means to be Photoshopped by Elle magazine. Or at least, that’s the theory that’s got ladies mag readers all abuzz. For their 25th anniversary issue, Elle just released 4 different covers featuring 4 different 25-year olds, “young women changing the world” they said, though they forgot to add “in Hollywood.” Let’s be clear, these [...]

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Comment of the Week – You’re So Money and You Don’t Even Know It

Wednesday, September 15, 2010

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photo by Mangiu Our regular commenter/contributor Figleaf weighed in on the body image debate in last week’s Wise Guy installment: Based on quite a bit of personal sex-pundit research into people’s attitudes about their own self-images.¬† People have an extraordinary eye for their own flaws.¬† Even weirder, we have an unbelievable tendency to fret about [...]

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Wise Guys: How Can I Stop Men from Ogling Me?

Tuesday, September 14, 2010

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photo by voxefx Advice from three of our guy friends. This week they answer the following: “By nature, I’m very curvaceous: big boobs, thin waist, round butt. Aside from wearing a tent, I can’t really hide this fact. So, how do I get men to treat me like a human being and not a sex [...]

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Wise Guys – Can a Sexy Attitude Really Compensate for a So-So Body?

Wednesday, September 8, 2010

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photo by pat hawks Advice from three of our guy friends. This week a straight woman asks,”I know that often a sexy attitude is sexier than a great body, but I can’t help feeling self conscious all the same. I’m 20 years old and though the general silhouette of my body is good (enough to [...]

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Yet Another Reason We’re Glad We Were ’80s Children

Thursday, July 8, 2010

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Remember back when Madonna was first huge, in the ’80s, and girls who wanted to be just like her wore black rubber bracelets up to their elbows and multiple crucifixes, even if they were Jewish? It seems almost quaint now that girls are wearing imported, illegal contact lenses that may damage their eyesight, just to [...]

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Comment of the Week: How to Gain Body Confidence

Thursday, June 3, 2010

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PhotosByAlyssa.com A few tips, from personal experience: Losing weight can be very difficult, based on your body type, lifestyle, level of dedication to weight loss, and so forth. Building muscle only takes effort and commitment. Basically, diets can be a struggle and aren’t always successful, but having muscle tone will improve the appearance of your [...]

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Your Call – How Can I Feel Good After Gaining Weight?

Tuesday, May 25, 2010

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photo via Glamour magazine Dear Em & Lo, I hate how I look after gaining 40lbs in the last 5 years. I was only 115lbs. What should I do ? He thinks I’m sexy no matter what. How can I feel the same? – Weighed Down What should Weighed Down do? Advise her in the [...]

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Dear Dr. Kate: Are My Labia Normal?

Thursday, April 8, 2010

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photo by robbie jim Dr. Kate is an OB/GYN at one of the largest teaching hospitals in New York City and she answers your medical questions here once a week. To ask her your own question, click here. Dear Dr. Kate, My inner labia hangs down lower than my outer labia. I’ve always been self-conscious [...]

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Comment of the Week: To Tattoo, or Not To Tattoo…

Wednesday, February 17, 2010

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photo by madaboutasia I‚Äôd agree with everything on this list except #7. For chrissake, don‚Äôt get a tattoo that has anything to do with the ex.¬†It‚Äôs inevitably the same in a breakup: at first it consumes your world to an extent that makes it seem tattoo-worthy — oh, the pain!¬†But by the time you screw [...]

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