body shaming

The dirty truth about how detrimental those post-baby-body stories are to women hit me one week after my son’s birth. Image: Thinkstock.

Why I'm Swearing Off “Post-Baby Body” Stories

In my work as an entertainment writer, some of the easiest stories are the post-baby body reveals. You know the type: “Within three days of delivery Read...
Emily Glover    |   05.6.16   |   SHARE
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Like the book says: Everybody poops!

Everybody Poops!: Why We Shouldn’t Poop Shame

Recently, my poop schedule got a little wonky and instead of going first thing in the morning (like I prefer), my bowel movements have unfortunately Read...
Sarah Khan    |   12.21.15   |   SHARE
CultureBodies
Get. It. Girl.

My Ex Ridiculed Me For My Weight —​ How I Got Rid Of Him & The Shame

Use these 4 steps to shed those insecurities and rediscover a love and appreciation for your own body. Read...
Patty Blue Hayes of Your Tango    |   11.6.15   |   SHARE
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Fat Shaming DOES Inspire Me

So yes, I’m fat now. But you know what else? I’m happy. Succesful. Fulfilled. On a career path that makes me feel whole. In a relationship that feels Read...
Jes Baker    |   08.28.15   |   SHARE
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Inside Out Joy and Sadness

Inside Out: A Response To How Pixar Misses The Mark

The overall theme of Inside Out is both well-meaning and beautiful; the expression of Riley’s conflicting emotions is artfully shared. Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   07.13.15   |   SHARE
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You know what’s an epidemic? Making people feel second rate and ashamed, criminalizing them for something like having an obese pregnancy.

Pregnancy, Obesity, And The Lies We Tell

You know what’s an epidemic? Making people feel second rate and ashamed, criminalizing them for something like having an obese pregnancy. Read...
Joni Edelman    |   04.10.15   |   SHARE
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