This site promotes positive body image and tackles the impact of young people’s internalisation of idealised media portrayals of beauty and gender stereotypes. The site has been developed by the Queen Victoria Women’s Centre Trust.
My image. Your image. The media. Advertising. Take it apart. Discuss, investigate, unpack. Then make and shape your own. Take control.
Do males and females receive similar treatment in the media? Online? In your favourite magazine? What has changed over time? And what has stayed the same? More »
Do we all see beauty in the same way? Does it matter what culture and era we live in? Who constructs our ideas about beauty? More »
What kinds of health messages are we exposed to in the media? What can we believe? What kind of mixed messages exist in advertising? More »
What do advertisers do to entice us to select their product in a global market with lots of choice? What influences you, your friends, your family? More »