What Was Missing From Youth Group Body Image Pep Talks

Julia Bluhm, a 14 year old from Maine created a petition asking Seventeen magazine to commit to running one unaltered--"real"--photo spread in each issue. She brought a copy of the magazine to school, where, at lunch, she showed it to people and asked them to sign if they agreed.She has gathered over 45,000 signatures.Julia told the New York Times:“I look at the girls, and a lot of them, like, they don’t have freckles, or moles, anywhere on their bodies,” she said. “You can’t, like, s … [Read more...]