Former Seventeen Editor Joins Teen Photoshop Activist: I “Fought For More Realistic Images” While At Mag
1:21 pm, May 10th | by Amy Tennery
It was only a month ago that 14-year-old Julia Bluhm started a campaign asking Seventeen magazine to publish just one un-Photoshopped photo-spread per issue. At the time, few could have imagined the scope that her protest would achieve. After all, she was just one of many young women fed up with seeing page after page of unrealistic images in the magazines she read.
But after launching a massive campaign, which included delivering 25,000 signatures to the Seventeen office in a single day, and garnering widespread media attention, it’s clear she was on the right track.
And now Bluhm (who’s raked upwards of 60,000 petition signatures total, if you’re curious) has made a powerful ally.