Seventeen Magazine

How to Raise a Confident Girl in a World of Photoshopped Models

Erika Katz | Posted 09.04.2012 | Canada Living
Erika Katz

My daughter does not even read magazines but the girls on television that are popular are impossibly thin while the heavier girl is either funny or obnoxious. These images trickle into our children's minds and they meanly call other kids fat or tell them they are not pretty. As a parent, how do you build your child's self esteem when it feels the world is trying to destroy it? Here are some tips that I have found really help girls to be positive and confident.

One School Girl's Protest of Seventeen Magazine -- Now 75,000 Strong

Julia Bluhm | Posted 07.30.2012 | Canada Living
Julia Bluhm

I headed out to NYC to speak to the editor of Seventeen magazine about unrealistic photos of girls. So, Seventeen, I hope you understand what I'm saying. Photoshop hurts girls. We want to see pictures that look like us, in a magazine that's supposed to be for us.

Enough Is Enough: Teen Calls On Mag To Cut Back On Photoshopping

The Huffington Post Canada | Sarah Kelsey | Posted 09.06.2012 | Canada Style

Canadian model Coco Rocha isn't the only one who's angry over the way models are being Photoshopped by magazines. Julia Bluhm, a 14-year-old girl, ...

New York Fashion Week: Why Is the Fashion Industry Still Pushing Size 0?

Miranda Frum | Posted 11.15.2011 | Canada Living
Miranda Frum

The very first modelling agency I applied to was Wilhelmina Models. I was told to leave my photos with the receptionist and then wait in a sitting area with six or seven other girls. Finally my name was called. "Have you ever considered plus size modeling?" asked an agent. I was humiliated.