Bodies

I'm A Black Woman & I Am More Than My Butt

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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.
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Please Stop Asking Me To Join Your Weight Loss Challenge

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Every January and at the start of every summer, my social media timeline is flooded with weight loss challenges. 
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Megan Jayne Crabbe AKA bodyposipanda: Writer, Advocate, Possible Mermaid?

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Megan, aka bodyposipanda is brave and beautiful and now I've used all the adjectives I can think of. Just take my word for it and get her book.

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Self-Love And Snapchat: Loving Yourself On Valentine’s Day

That’s when I decided that Snapchat shows me how I look to other people — which is pretty damn gorgeous!

That’s when I decided that Snapchat shows me how I look to other people — which is pretty damn gorgeous! And then, I felt the self-love start to flow.

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On Heightism: My Child Is More Than Adorable

The implications of heightism, height prejudice, are broad and troubling.

Heightism. It sounds like a politically correct buzzword, but it’s a real prejudice. The implications of height prejudice are broad and troubling.

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What Megyn Kelly And Maria Kang Think About Fat Shaming Doesn’t Matter

Fat people need Megyn Kelly and Maria Kang to STFU.

Megyn Kelly and her guest, Maria Kang, bragged about how having their loved ones fat shame them has been part of their fitness and nutrition routines.

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10 Incredible Indie Plus-Size Brands To Support

Must-see indie plus-size brands!

Ditch the fast fashion polyester cold-shoulder top and invest in classic, well-made Indie plus-size pieces with true staying power.

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Every Justification For Giles Coren’s Fat-Shaming Debunked

Giles Coren's most recent column is full of fat-shaming

Giles Coren writes a column about fatherhood for Esquire UK. His most recent column is full of fat-shaming including shaming is own son.

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Fabulous Plus-Size Fashions For Every Holiday Vibe

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It’s time to eat, drink, and share what we are most thankful for this Thanksgiving. Whether your dinners are cozy gatherings or formal affairs, the holidays are a great time to show off your favorite looks and play with festive color schemes.

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

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

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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