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Danielle Brooks Shows Off Body Confidence With Gym Selfie

The Huffington Post | Taylor Pittman | Posted 07.28.2015 | Women

Danielle Brooks’ latest Instagram post is the perfect dose of body confidence. The "Orange Is The New Black" actress shared a photo of hers...

What It’s Really Like When You Don’t Love Your Body

The Huffington Post | Nina Friend | Posted 07.27.2015 | Women

Whether it's your height, your thighs, your weight or your scars, you'd be hard-pressed to find someone who doesn't have insecurities about ...

Woman Dominates Body-Shamers With Brave Before-And-After Photos

The Huffington Post | Nina Friend | Posted 07.24.2015 | Women

Women's bodies are scrutinized at every shape and size. Society's skewed standards of beauty can lead women to believe they're never skinny ...

This Body-Positive Campaign Is Empowering Women To #DropTheTowel

The Huffington Post | Alanna Vagianos | Posted 07.17.2015 | Women

  A new campaign is reminding women to show off their beautiful beach bodies and #DropTheTowel.  Created by Wear Your Voice Magazine, the #...

9 Summer Struggles That Every Woman Understands

The Huffington Post | Nina Friend | Posted 07.15.2015 | Style

Relaxing at the beach and overloading on ice cream are pretty universal perks of summer. But some of the season's unfortunate downsides...

Teen's Body-Positive Selfie Proves Her Rare Disorder Doesn't Define Her

The Huffington Post | Nina Bahadur | Posted 07.14.2015 | Women

 Isa-Bella Leclair isn't letting let her medical condition get in the way of body love.  Nineteen-year-old Leclair suffers from Parkes Weber...

Olympic Hammer Thrower Amanda Bingson Is A Body Positivity Queen

The Huffington Post | Nina Friend | Posted 07.13.2015 | Women

Amanda Bingson's route to appearing nude on the cover of a popular U.S. magazine might seem a bit unconventional for the particular milestone.&nb...

One Simple Way to Enjoy More Body Love

Kimber Simpkins | Posted 07.13.2015 | Women
Kimber Simpkins

I love articles that give five steps to achieve one benefit. But what if we turned that on its head? Wouldn't it be fun to have ONE step to receive five benefits?

If You Can't Accept Your Body Now, Then When?

Jen Picicci | Posted 07.07.2015 | Women
Jen Picicci

Now I dig my body, even though I still have big calves and stretch marks and a not-flat stomach and a kind of cottage-cheesy butt. My body didn't change-my belief about my body did.

Nude Female Athletes Preach Body Love On ESPN's Cover

The Huffington Post | Nina Friend | Posted 07.07.2015 | Women

Sometimes, we need a little reminder that athletes -- like other humans -- come in all shapes and sizes. ESPN's annual Body Issue, which includes p...

Why This Mom Is Sharing Pictures Of Her Body After Breast Cancer Surgery

The Huffington Post | Nina Bahadur | Posted 06.24.2015 | Women

One courageous woman wants to spread awareness about breast cancer by sharing gorgeous images of her body after surgery. (Some images below may be...

5 Ways To Be A Body Love Activist And Not Let The Trolls Get You Down

Jade Beall | Posted 06.15.2015 | Women
Jade Beall

We must use our energy wisely in our busy lives, and we must choose to give our attention to those who support, understand, or have legitimate and respectful disagreements that can help us grow in our compassion.

How 21 Women Feel About The Word 'Thick'

The Huffington Post | Nina Bahadur | Posted 06.11.2015 | Women

In a society where thinness is celebrated, women have varying feelings about the word "thick." Last month when Twitter users celebrated "Thick Girl...

Beautiful Photos Celebrate The Diversity Of Women's Legs

The Huffington Post | Nina Bahadur | Posted 06.02.2015 | Women

Women's legs come in an incredible variety -- and one woman wants to showcase them on Instagram. Stacey Baker, an associate photo editor at Th...

Fierce Women On Twitter Are Celebrating ‘Thick Girl Appreciation'

The Huffington Post | Nina Bahadur | Posted 05.27.2015 | Women

The fierce, thick ladies of Twitter are celebrating their bodies. On Tuesday, women on Twitter started sharing photos of themselves using the hash...

Women Share Photos That Prove How Freaking Beautiful Plus-Size Bodies Are

The Huffington Post | Nina Bahadur | Posted 05.05.2015 | Women

Women are spreading an amazing message of body love, one tweet at a time. Using #PlusSizeAppreciation, ladies who aren't Victoria's Secret-model th...

These Unaltered Portraits Show Women For All That They Are

The Huffington Post | Nina Bahadur | Posted 05.08.2015 | Women

Photographer Jade Beall wants to create a new kind of site for women -- one that features unaltered portraits taken by photographers around the world,...

This Is What A Truly Diverse Plus-Size Campaign Looks Like

The Huffington Post | Nina Bahadur | Posted 04.24.2015 | Women

Body love activist Jes Baker was disappointed by the lack of diversity in Lane Bryant's #ImNoAngel campaign, so she made her own series of ads. Bak...

9 Ways We Can Improve Body Image For Men Too

Lexi Herrick | Posted 06.23.2015 | Women
Lexi Herrick

The journey to body acceptance is a vigorous fight, and one that involves both genders. It requires both sexes to rise above the grossly defined standards for beauty and attractiveness. We can work together to create a world built in understanding of human depth and uniqueness and not on shallow evaluation of appearance.

Fitness Blogger Photoshops Her Body In Real-Time In Response To Hateful Comments

The Huffington Post | Nina Bahadur | Posted 04.22.2015 | Women

Fitness blogger and personal trainer Cassey Ho is tired of receiving negative comments about her appearance. In a poignant YouTube video titled "T...

Woman 'Manipulates' Her Body To Play With The Definition Of Beautiful

The Huffington Post | Nina Bahadur | Posted 04.17.2015 | Women

A new video shows one way to make yourself beautiful -- mold your body as though you are made of clay. Kelsey Higley, a student of Media Art at th...

No, I Won't Be Losing Weight For My Wedding

xoJANE | Posted 06.10.2015 | Weddings
xoJANE

Our wedding is a celebration of the partnership we will continue to work hard to nurture. It is not a time to dread, starve myself, or force difficult change. And if it is for you, it's also none of my beeswax, so I'd really appreciate it if you keep your thoughts about my body to yourself, thanks.

No, I Won't Be Losing Weight For My Wedding

The Huffington Post | Posted 04.13.2015 | Weddings

No, I won’t be losing weight for my wedding. Our wedding is a celebration of the partnership we will continue to work hard to nurture. It is not a time to dread, starve myself, or force difficult change.

How Burlesque Helped Me Love My Body -- And All Bodies

The Huffington Post | Nina Bahadur | Posted 04.07.2015 | Women

"We are on the edge of a brave new world of body love and acceptance." That's the good news burlesque performer Lillian Bustle shared in her TEDxJe...

The Project That's Helping Women Rewrite Their Own Body Narratives

The Huffington Post | Nina Bahadur | Posted 04.01.2015 | Women

Writer, photographer and speaker Jen Hecht wants you to know: Your body is worth loving. Hecht is behind the body love project "This Body Of Work,"...