Gallery of Winners Archive
archive of winners 5: Glamour goes above and beyond
Praising a big-name women’s magazine may seem contradictory (isn’t this the direct source of all those airbrushed photos and deceptive advertisements?), but Glamour magazine has become a true exception. Consistently incorporating models of all colors, shapes and sizes, Glamour has stayed true to its promise of leading a Body Image Revolution. What’s most refreshing about Glamour’s commitment Continue reading
archive of winners 4: Title Nine asks, “Where are you your own best self?”
There really aren’t enough catalogs that feature strong, active, happy women. Not only does Title Nine feature positive images of active women, the captions are also empowering. Next to the “Where are you your own best self?” image, the founder’s note reads: “Here’s to finding that place where we are our best selves and spending Continue reading
archive of winners 3: Confidence is always attractive.
“We at Glamour think your body is fantastic. Tall and gangly, small and busty, muscular, curvy, soft or sinewy—we celebrate it all.” —Glamour This article takes a positive approach to women’s body confidence and insecurities. While acknowledging that many women are still unhappy with their bodies, it also highlights that many women are learning to Continue reading
archive of winners 2: Yay for Ne-Yo and “Miss Independent”!
Kudos to R&B artist Ne-Yo for shining a positive, “independent” light on women striving for success in the video “Miss Independent”. Usually when we watch music videos, especially hip-hop and R&B videos, we’re used to seeing half-naked women plastered over cars and the artists. This video shows a positive perspective of the modern hard-working woman Continue reading
archive of winners 1: Power to Amy Purdy and Element
The first thing I noticed about this ad was the snowboard. Then her t-shirt. Then the quote in the top left corner: “You can do what you want to with your life. You’re not limited.” And then, whoa, does she have two prosthetic legs? What’s most powerful about this Element ad is that it does Continue reading
archive of winners 6: Fruit of the Loom
This ad is really funny, but with a purpose — I giggled at the faux beat poetry and mock spoken-word rhythm. But then it turns out the message is really quite lovely. Here are the lyrics: For all the places I want to seeThese legs are a vehiclecarrying me.What more could I ask them to Continue reading