Come learn what we teach teen girls*! Join us online for an Introduction to About-Face: Decode the Media gathering on Thurs, March 26!

Stop and smell the roses, don’t instagram them

It’s been made pretty clear that social media can have a negative impact on the self-esteem of its users; yet we continue to use it. We’re all guilty of it. How many times a day do you find yourself aimlessly scrolling through your Facebook/Twitter/Instagram feed? Probably more than you would like to admit. Kesha (yes,… Continue Reading →

The numbers don’t lie: racial diversity among models falls short

Recently, Jezebel put out their annual report on the racial diversity among models at New York Fashion Week. The findings were not surprising, with Caucasian models being an overwhelming majority of the models. We are well aware of the harmful messages that modeling and fashion sends out about body image. However, I feel there is little… Continue Reading →