By Jenna Perlman, Staff Writer @jenna_perlwoman To many young girls, Barbie was our first childhood best friend. We dressed her up, took her to Malibu and rode around in her pink buggy car. But I don’t think we (or at least me, personally) ever realized how disproportioned her body was. New York Daily News did the calculations, […]

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By Sarah Burstein, Staff Writer @sarahh_burstein Late last week, Victoria’s Secret attempted to make up for the latest “oops, we forgot people could be offended by this” campaign that hit the advertising world. The store originally released a campaign for their new “body” bra that depicted 10 similarly built (i.e. extremely thin) models overlaid with the […]

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By Kristina Saliba, Staff Writer A flood of reactions has recently surfaced due to rather curvy mannequins being displayed in a Swedish store called Åhléns, the Huffington Post reports. A photo of these uncharacteristically heavier mannequins, sporting lingerie, went viral on a Facebook group called Women’s Rights News. The caption under the photo reads, “Store […]

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