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I want us all to carefully consider the terms in which we describe our choices to others in order to pare them from implicit value judgments on other women’s choices.

Stop Judging Women On Their Choice To Have (Or Not Have) Kids

I’m not here to scream from the other side of my parenting choice. What I want is for women’s choices regarding fertility to be supported, full stop. Read...
Amy Monticello of Role Reboot    |   11.10.17   |   SHARE
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Hey There Fatty Game via Kickstarter

Hey There Fatty: The Game None Of Us Need 

There is a new game on Kickstarter called Hey There Fatty! It comes packaged in a stereotypical Chinese food delivery container. Read...
Ragen Chastain    |   11.10.17   |   SHARE
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You might not understand but exercise is my way of controlling my chronic illness.

Exercise Is My Way Of Controlling My Chronic Illness

Exercise is empowering for me as a disabled person, which is why I persevere. Exercise is my way of controlling my chronic illness. Read...
Amy Mackelden    |   11.9.17   |   SHARE
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 How do we not have access to affordable contraceptives by now?

How Far We Haven’t Come With Access To Affordable Contraceptives

One day my female boss said, “Our insurance doesn’t cover birth control, but it covers Viagra.” How do we not have access to affordable Read...
Michelle Back    |   11.8.17   |   SHARE
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Briana Hernandez, Mama Fierce Blog

Confronting And Crushing Weight-Gain Anxiety

Diet culture teaches us is that the grass is always greener on the skinnier side of our memories. I'm confronting my own weight-gain anxiety. Read...
Briana Hernandez    |   11.8.17   |   SHARE
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These Fat Babes Showcase Their Visible Belly Outlines

Being in any body comes with its own set of insecurities, hangups, and unique idiosyncrasies, but visible belly outlines are particularly fraught Read...
Laurel Dickman    |   11.3.17   |   SHARE
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The first thing he said with a big smile was, “These aren't dolls, they are real people!” (Image courtesy of the author.)

Bye Bye, Barbie: Giving My Son Dolls That Look Like Actual People

I'm giving my son dolls that look like actual people. He has no idea that they are revolutionary or how different they are from the dolls I grew up Read...
Fiona Tapp    |   11.2.17   |   SHARE
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A world in which fatphobia suggests that fat women are undesirable, and then uses that as a defense of sexually assaulting fat women isn’t new.

#MeToo & Fat Women: Sexual Assault Is Not A "Favor" 

We live in a world which fatphobia suggests that fat women are undesirable. It's disturbing to have to say that sexual assault is not a favor. Read...
Ragen Chastain    |   11.2.17   |   SHARE
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