The Gender and Sexualities Research Centre

City, University of London

Professor Rosalind Gill’s new report published on International Women’s Day

Professor Rosalind Gill at the GSRC is publishing a new report on March 8th to mark International Women’s day. The report, Changing the Perfect Picture: Smartphones, Social Media and Appearance Pressures, is based on research with 175 young women and nonbinary people in the UK.

Ranging over many issues from the experience of lockdown, to feelings about ‘body positivity’, to how to show support for Black Lives Matter, the research documents young people’s persistent anger with media they deem “too white”, “too heterosexual” and too focused on very narrow definitions of beauty.

Read the full report here

And City’s news article on the report here.

sbrp126 • March 8, 2021

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