"I think the suffragists would roll over in their graves to know we're worried about our thighs," Rice says. It's been nearly 25 years since Naomi Wolf wrote The Beauty Myth, and yet we're still being encouraged to pursue the elusive thigh gap through images in ads.
"Every woman has to wake up to this and say no,” Rice says. "We have to say, 'I'm not going to play the game anymore. I'm going to risk opting out of the game and risk being who I am.' " She also believes we've got to hold each other to that same standard. When we hear our girlfriends complaining about their looks, Rice says, "we say, 'Enough.' "
(Photo: Courtesy StopTheBeautyMadness.com)