We've all heard that magazines & advertisers rely on Photoshop to achieve the "perfect" look. But do you know just how extreme these transformations can be? Watch this.
By Alma Alegria--We live in a capitalist culture that feeds off of women’s insecurities. It is just unfair, it can be ruthless, and it is having a severe effect on women’s health.
By Diana Rodriguez--We are living in an era where media is a very important way of life, so much so that it is nearly impossible to avoid it, especially in this country.
By Skye G.--The media is now completely changing our perception of reality.
By Yuni Kim--Beauty is one of the the most interesting issues in the world.
By Shila M.--I am not against Photoshopped media. I just think we just have to be conscious and media makers have to be accountable.
By Jaclyn H. "Perfection" has taken a toll. We are so used to seeing tabloids criticize women for putting on a few pounds or how that dress makes her look fat.
By Marelyne Mendoza--Young women today stress about the idea of having perfect skin, no cellulite, shiny hair, immaculate teeth, and being thin to the point of starvation.
By Jazmin M.--As a self-identified feminist and pop culture nerd, I believe our country is in dire need of a serious media literacy conversation.
By Nicolette Hinojos--Being Hispanic, I am supposed to have sultry curves, a full behind, and an overall exotic quality. At least that’s what media put into my head growing up.