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Body Positivity

Feminists Give Photoshop The Middle Finger In New Ad

The Huffington Post | Taylor Pittman | Posted 08.25.2015 | Women

Photoshop just got a big F-you -- from a t-shirt company. In a new video from FCKH8, women of all sizes, shapes and colors take off t-shirts...

10 Times Demi Lovato Was The Queen Of Body Positivity

The Huffington Post | Taylor Pittman | Posted 08.20.2015 | Teen

Demi Lovato turns 23 today, and over the years she's proven to be an inspiring body-positive role model for her many fans. The "Cool for the Summer" s...

How Dancing Changed The Way I See My Body

Unwritten | Posted 08.17.2015 | Women
Unwritten

Originally published on Unwritten by Sara Heath. I wonder if other girls remember the day they got fat, because yes, in a time where body image is so...

Stop Putting a Stigma on Uncircumcised Cock

Greg Mania | Posted 08.05.2015 | Gay Voices
Greg Mania

All these people expressing their disdain for uncut cock are acting like they're going down on someone and finding a Venus fly trap. It made me feel ashamed and embarrassed, and just added to the insurmountable anxiety I get whenever I get intimate with a man. What if the guy I'm about to have sex with takes my pants off and then stop, drop and rolls out of the room?

Why BMI Is 'Not The Best Tool' For Determining Fitness

The Huffington Post | Jared Greenhouse | Posted 08.05.2015 | Healthy Living

The August 2015 issue of Women's Running magazine featured a plus-size model on its cover, defying standards for what "fit" looks like. Pers...

Top 5 Ways to Get a 'Sick Pack'

Maddy Moon | Posted 08.05.2015 | Healthy Living
Maddy Moon

Are you finally done with health? Are you sick and tired of having a ravenous libido, a quick metabolism, an energetic body, and a full head of hair?...

5 'Fat' Women Pose In Lingerie To Reclaim The Stigmatized Word

The Huffington Post | Alanna Vagianos | Posted 08.04.2015 | Women

As a self-proclaimed fat woman herself, Brazilian photographer Mariana Godoy wants to rid the negative stigma from the word "fat" and show that f...

The Most Body-Positive, Size-Inclusive Clothing Company For Plus-Size Women Is SmartGlamour and You Should Know Their Name!

Erin McKelle | Posted 08.03.2015 | Style
Erin McKelle

If you've been frustrated by your other shopping experiences, I would encourage you to look into SmartGlamour, because I think you'll find that you have a different experience.

A Love Letter To My Upper Arms

Lori Ferraro | Posted 08.03.2015 | Women
Lori Ferraro

I truly owe you an apology. I'm sorry for the years that I've kept you hidden, under wraps, under 3/4 length sleeves when it was way too hot for sleeves at all. And I'm especially sorry for the permanent farmer's tan which I'm not sure can ever be corrected.

I'm Transgender And I Need Body Positivity, Too

Ravishly | Posted 08.02.2015 | Gay Voices
Ravishly

My body positivity does not hinge on the idea that all bodies are perfect as they are, because for some of us, this isn't true to our experience. But all bodies are worthy -- meaning we should treat them with love and care, whatever that care looks like so long as it's good for us.

Orange Is The New Black Star Danielle Brooks Says Eff Your Beauty Standards With Sports Bra Selfie

RaVal Davis | Posted 07.30.2015 | Women
RaVal Davis

Sports bra selfie anyone? Orange Is The New Black star Danielle Brooks just said eff your beauty standards with a flawless sports bra selfie on inst...

Why I Have No Intention Of Loving My Body

Allison Epstein | Posted 07.30.2015 | Women
Allison Epstein

After spending the past three years in recovery from anorexia, this is the climax of my body image journey. This is my Everest. This is as good as it gets.

This Is The Awesome Body-Positive Mantra Kate Winslet Recites With Her Teenage Daughter

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 07.30.2015 | Entertainment

Mirror, mirror, on the wall.  Like many other women, Kate Winslet has grappled with self-image issues and insecurities.  "I was chubb...

Why I Won't Be Wearing a Plus-Size Bikini This Summer

Sarah Sapora | Posted 07.30.2015 | Women
Sarah Sapora

Plus-size women have been previously ignored, shamed and pushed aside by the fashion industry. We should be able to wear whatever we want and be able to buy the exact same styles that our more slender friends can. But just because it's available, do I have to buy it?

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...

Inside Out: A Response To How Pixar Misses The Mark

Joni Edelman | Posted 07.27.2015 | Parents
Joni Edelman

I am a fat woman. I spent 20 years of my adulthood agonizing over my body in an exhausting attempt to make it equal to what I had been told, and shown, was beautiful. I want the fat women I love and the thin women I love and my children to be able to see worth beyond the physical.

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 ...

The Inspiring Way One Woman Learned To Embrace Her Scars

The Huffington Post | Taylor Pittman | Posted 07.24.2015 | Women

In January, Michelle Elman made a promise to herself to wear a bikini despite the hurtful comments people made about her scars. Now, she’s ...

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 ...

14 Women Pose Naked To Redefine 'American Beauty' On Their Own Terms

The Huffington Post | Alanna Vagianos | Posted 07.21.2015 | Women

The "American beauty" comes in all shapes, sizes, ages and colors.  That's what photographer Carey Fruth set out to prove with her phot...

Fat People Are People. That's Still A Radical Idea.

The Huffington Post | Nina Friend | Posted 07.22.2015 | Women

  So Ariana Grande licked a donut, declared her disdain for America and received a ton of backlash. In a new video called "Ha...

I Wish I Could Tell You What You Want to Hear

Jen Picicci | Posted 07.17.2015 | Women
Jen Picicci

I wish I could tell you what you want to hear: Just do this one simple thing and the weight will melt off of you! You'll look and feel great in everything! You'll be able to maintain this way of eating forever and you'll always feel fantastic! Your problems are over! I can't (and won't) tell you that

'Multicultural Boob Revolution' Necklaces Celebrate Body Positivity, Diversity And Breastfeeding

The Huffington Post | Caroline Bologna | Posted 07.17.2015 | Parents

 A pair of best friends from Queensland, Australia are working to promote body positivity, foster diversity and normalize breastfeeding through a...

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...

The Nipples Of Art History Get An Instagram-Friendly Makeover

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 07.09.2015 | Arts

Are you scandalized by that particular combo of areola and nip that appears on a female form? You know, the salacious peachy patch of skin absolutely ...