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There are no apologizes with period sex.

An Ode To Period Sex From A Flow Lover 

The churning, and out-of-bounds, topic of period sex is still surprisingly fraught. Read...
S. Nicole Lane    |   08.24.17   |   SHARE
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I thought we both knew he was our enemy, but in reality you both were mine.

Take The Cake: An Open Letter To The Woman Who Betrayed Me

I told you I never wanted to speak to him again. I offered that we work together to rid him from our lives. I thought we had both made the Read...
Virgie Tovar    |   08.24.17   |   SHARE
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Crossfit: Before & After? Good Camera Angles? Or Are Some People Just Fit AF?

Both very fat, and very fit, people can have a food baby. Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   08.23.17   |   SHARE
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I can’t be fat-incognito any longer; it’s exhausting and pointless.

Coming Out As Fat

Before I started to write for Ravishly, I never used the word fat, and I rarely mentioned by body-type. But since then, I’ve tried to be more honest Read...
Christine Schoenwald    |   08.23.17   |   SHARE
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They aren’t thin, they are dead, and that’s nothing to shrug off. (Image Credit: Instagram/california_smartlipo)

Swallowing Balloons Is Killing Fat People

As long as the medical community is allowed to make a profit from the promise of thinness, fat people cannot trust them to have our best interests ( Read...
Ragen Chastain    |   08.22.17   |   SHARE
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The idea of a society where claiming you like the way you look is judged as both strange and an invitation for disagreement is, to me, very sad.

Face Positivity: Just As Important As Body Positivity?

Let this idea appeal to your insubordinate nature: the world wants me to not like my face, so guess what? I’ve decided I like it. Take that, world! Read...
Annie Walton Doyle    |   08.22.17   |   SHARE
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Image courtesy of Leche Libre

Edgy Breastfeeding Fashion For Rebel Mamas, Now In Plus Sizes

Leche Libre is bringing more body positivity in the fold of the brand with the world’s first ever plus-size line of edgy breastfeeding gear. Read...
Sezin Koehler    |   08.18.17   |   SHARE
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Private waxings don’t show how tough we are, how much uncomfortableness we can endure. Public ones, however, seem to earn some respect. Now, if we could just show that same attitude to all women, hairy or not.

I Had A Crowd Watching Me Get Waxed

They stood, expectantly in the window, their bodies contorting and shriveling with each movement the woman made, anticipating the climax: the big rip Read...
Allison Yates    |   08.18.17   |   SHARE
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