Body Dysmorphia

Fat shaming and skinny shaming are harmful. We need to stop allowing the media to pit plus size and thin women against one another.

Fat Shaming And Skinny Shaming With Actress Reid Cox

Fat shaming and skinny shaming are harmful. We need to stop allowing the media to pit plus size and thin women against one another. Read...
Jen McLellan    |   07.26.18   |   SHARE
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Body Dysmorphic Disorder: Is The Person You See In The Mirror The Person The World Sees?

The really screwed up thing is, there was never a point at which what I saw in the mirror would have been my real reflection. Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   01.27.17   |   SHARE
Beyond Before & After

The Third Puberty Is The Hardest

I should not need to traverse a still-broken, still-treacherous medical system to get permission and access—I want a body I feel is mine to manage. Read...
Jetta Rae    |   03.5.15   |   SHARE
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Sometimes Our Bodies Fail Us

Anxiety collects in my gut like phlegm-thickened water when there is hair in the drain. It sits and builds and gets thicker and starts to smell gross. Read...
Alexandra Naughton    |   10.13.14   |   SHARE
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Go Big or Go Home? What to Know About Small Penis Syndrome

A Brooklyn pageant for small dicks sheds light on a very real affliction suffered by men. Read...
Nikki Gloudeman   |   06.17.14   |   SHARE
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