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Take The Cake: Love Letter To The Fat Babe At The Club

I hadn't been to a club like this one — the kind full of straight men who are probably homophobic and at least a little coercive, who smell like Old Read...
Virgie Tovar    |   12.6.18   |   SHARE
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Julianne Hough Just Got Married And The Way Her Husband Looks At Her Is #RelationshipGoals

Julianne Hough and hockey player Brooks Laich just got married and the pictures and video will make you cry and scream #RELATIONSHIPGOALS! Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   07.17.17   |   SHARE

Looking For New Ways To Practice Self-Care? Dance It Out!

Self-care can be a lot of things. Sometimes it is a purely psychological journey, other times physical, and then sometimes even indulgence in Read...
Laurel Dickman    |   04.28.17   |   SHARE
Fancy Feast — The Fat Burlesque Performer

Fancy Feast, The Fat Burlesque Performer: A (Super Awesome & Babely) Film By Leon Chase

Fancy Feast is smart, funny, entertaining, and gorgeous. I don't have anything else to say. Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   03.23.17   |   SHARE
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"Leave Room For Jesus:" Does Purity Culture Devalue Girls?

At Santa Rosa Christian School, dancing was a gateway drug. The gyrating, the slow romantic swaying... songs with the word “butt” in them. School Read...
Gemma Hartley    |   09.13.16   |   SHARE
"Dancing is one of the most amazing things a young girl can grow up doing."

The Muscle Game: Teaching Dancers To Love Their Bodies Via Anatomy

I can't help but wonder, what could be different if I start teaching my little girls at a young age what the muscles are under all those body parts Read...
Amanda Trusty    |   09.22.15   |   SHARE

This Is What Happens When You Turn 21 On Easter Sunday

According to that fateful day in October, the vision of my pending 21st was a deafeningly loud, "I don't think so." Clad in pastel. Read...
Giana Ciapponi    |   04.3.15   |   SHARE
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Finally Swimming In A Sea Of Truth: After Super Bowl XLIX, I Realize I Am A Left Shark

I’ve been flopping my finlike appendages around, ungracefully out of sync with the rest of society since I was in utero. Read...
Kelley Calkins   |   02.3.15   |   SHARE