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Please Stop Telling People Going Through Infertility To "Just Relax"

As someone who went through six years of infertility and who’s now in therapy for it, please stop telling people going through infertility to just Read...
Risa Kerslake    |   09.18.18   |   SHARE
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My hair softened those sharp edges. It neutralized the threat of me. It said I was no trouble.

How A Haircut Changed My Life

My hair softened those sharp edges. It neutralized the threat of me. It said I was no trouble. My haircut changed my life. Read...
Jasmin Sandelson of Role Reboot    |   09.14.18   |   SHARE
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Take the Cake: Why Fat Liberation Isn’t About Whether Fat People Are Healthy

Fat liberation and fat people’s full humanity and our right to a life free from discrimination — not our health status. Read...
Virgie Tovar    |   09.13.18   |   SHARE
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Are vacations fat friendly? It can be tiring for plus-sized people to continually have to prove that they are worthy of excitement and adventure.

Are Vacations Fat Friendly?

Are vacations fat friendly? It can be tiring for plus-sized people to continually have to prove that they are worthy of excitement and adventure. Read...
Macey Lavoie    |   09.7.18   |   SHARE
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Take The Cake: 3 Tips For Normalizing How Your Fat Body Moves, Looks & Feels

Bodies of all sizes do amazing stuff all the time. Don't let fatphobia hijack your body's right to exist in all its vast complexity. Read...
Virgie Tovar    |   09.6.18   |   SHARE
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If You Want To Talk About Physical Health, We’re Probably Going To Talk About Mental Health First

If you want to talk to me about health, it’s essential that you know that we’re probably going to talk about mental health first. Read...
Jes Baker    |   09.5.18   |   SHARE
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I still went to the painful place of being fat-shamed and decided that was why he had refused to kiss me.

Is It Because I'm Fat? How Internalized Shame Impacts Intimacy

I still went to the painful place of being fat-shamed and decided that was why he had refused to kiss me. The pain never fully went away. Read...
Christine Schoenwald    |   08.31.18   |   SHARE
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My staring was a compliment; she saw it as a criticism.

Mirror Mirror, On The Wall: Who Is The Most Insecure Of Us All?

Mirror Mirror on all these walls, who is the most insecure of us all? My staring was a compliment; she saw it as a criticism. Read...
Diane Goodman of Role Reboot    |   08.29.18   |   SHARE
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