Body Positive

I became a bionic woman on August 24, 2009, the day after my fifteenth birthday.

Bionic Woman: Finding Body Positivity When You’re Made of Metal  

Scoliosis is a disorder that causes a sideways curvature of the spine and often occurs during childhood growth spurts. I am now a bionic woman! Read...
Ellen Ricks    |   07.6.18   |   SHARE
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image credit: Virgie Tovar via Instagram

Take The Cake: Instructions On Caring For A Fat Brown Girl’s Heart 

See the way that I show up in the world. Honor that and this girl's heart. See my magic. Love me without agenda. Take no joy in the moments I am weak. Read...
Virgie Tovar    |   05.24.18   |   SHARE
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Sonya Renee Taylor

How Can We Make Body Love Radical Again?

Brands getting in on the body love game might be a positive sign, but in and of itself it is not radical. We need to make body love radical again! Read...
Lindsay King-Miller    |   04.18.18   |   SHARE
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As the fat positive podcast The Fat Lip enters its second year, I wanted to do some reflecting with the creator Ash.

Ash Of The Fat Lip Podcast Wants You To Know That Sizes Above 32 Exist

As the fat positive podcast The Fat Lip enters its second year, I wanted to do some reflecting with the creator Ash. What is The Fat Lip? Find out Read...
Annette Richmond    |   02.26.18   |   SHARE
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image credit: Virgie Tovar via Instagram

Take The Cake: BoPo Doesn’t Talk About Fat People Loving Fat People

I thoroughly appreciate that there is a primary focus on self-love, but I also feel the painfully deep silence around the healing power of loving — Read...
Virgie Tovar    |   02.22.18   |   SHARE
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That’s when I decided that Snapchat shows me how I look to other people  — which is pretty damn gorgeous!

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! And then, I felt the self-love start to Read...
Amanda Edwards    |   02.7.18   |   SHARE
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“Fat activism is one of the few branches of social justice in which fellow activists seem to feel entitled to comment, degrade, harass, and otherwise police the bodies of their peers.” - Ashley Nell Tipton

In Defense Of Body Positive Fat People Who Lose Weight

Maintaining a “healthy” lifestyle can be difficult. Being a body positive fat person on a weight loss journey can be complicated! Read...
Annette Richmond    |   01.24.18   |   SHARE
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Resolve to do one action each week (or whatever works for you) that makes the world more affirming of people of all sizes.

Make New Year’s Resolutions That Create A Revolution    

Resolution season is almost upon us, and I find myself reflecting on one of the most commonly failed New Year’s Resolutions — weight loss. Read...
Ragen Chastain    |   12.27.17   |   SHARE
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