It wouldn't hurt to show real girls once in a while!
Teen Vogue is currently being targeted for overusing photoshop on their models by two SPARK Summit bloggers who want the magazine to display everyday girls.
Carina Cruz and Emma Stydahar are following in the footsteps of Julia Bluhm who protested Seventeen's use of photoshop.
Bluhm began a petition on Change.org asking the mag to start a "Body Peace Treaty," which meant that Seventeen would have to display an unaltered model at least once a month.
Julia's voice was heard, and now the two ladies are hoping for the same outcome.
Cruz and Stydahar created a Change.org petition earlier this week and are giving a reason for their protest:
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One person can make a difference!
In April, an AH-MAY-ZING 14-year-old named Julia Bluhm began a campaign to get Seventeen magazine to post an unaltered photo in their magazine each month, compared to the photoshopped one.
The Maine teen started a petition on Change.org, which got 84,000 signatures, and she even protested in front of Seventeen Magazine’s headquarters to persuade the mag to do things differently.
After a few months, the public has rallied behind this initiative and Seventeen has responded! The editor-in-chief, Ann Shoket, is going to print an eight-point Body Peace Treaty in her new editor’s letter, part of which will say:
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Ahh! The power of social media!
Julia Bluhm's started an online petition asking Seventeen magazine to cool it on the Photoshopping has grown legs!
Since telling our CoCoPerezcious readers about the 13 year old's cause, the petition has received more than 40,000 signatures in less than 3 days!!!
The overwhelming response was hard to ignore and on Wednesday Seventeen invited Julia to
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It’s no surprise that magazines constantly create the illusion of unattainable body images with a little help of Photoshop magic.
What is surprising, is how one 13 year old from Maine is taking a stand and urging Seventeen to commit to just ONE unaltered photo spread every month.
Julia Bluhm's Seventeen Magazine: Give Girls Images of Real Girls petition reads
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