Bodies

You can love your family tremendously and still have some serious issues with food-shaming that go decades deep.

3 Ways To Stop Family Food-Shaming From Ruining Your Holidays

The holidays are meant to be wonderful times spent with friends and family, but they can also be terrible times. Let's stop the family food-shaming!

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Here’s Why Some Women Get Pre-Period Depression

Sufferers of PDD experience profound feelings of sadness before their period. Read...
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How To Be A Plus-Sized Ally This Holiday Season

Here are some tips to be an ally to your plus-size friend, family member, or yourself when staring down the barrel of the holiday season.  Read...
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A Midwife Answers Your Burning, Itching, Most Embarrassing Questions

Weird smells, sounds, and STIs? She’s seen it all. Read...
As a fat person, the thought that I’m already taking up too much space and that it would be selfish to ask for more is always in the back of my mind.

Why Is It So Hard For Me To Ask For More As A Fat Person?

As a fat person, the thought that I’m already taking up too much space and that it would be selfish to ask for more is always in the back of my mind.

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Instagram’s Restriction Of Diet Product Posting Is Revolutionary, But…

The only detox we need is from the perpetuation of diet culture on the ‘gram. Read...
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I'm A Black Woman & I Am More Than My Butt

Black women seem only to be valued for our parts, not our whole selves. The over-sexualization of our bodies has a long history and has been reinforced by harmful stereotypes across all forms of media. We battle with those stereotypes every time we step outside. Read...
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Please Stop Asking Me To Join Your Weight Loss Challenge

Every January and at the start of every summer, my social media timeline is flooded with weight loss challenges.  Read...