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Why I Refused To Put A Shirt On For Shape Magazine

Brooke Birmingham | Posted 07.06.2014 | Women
Brooke Birmingham

I spent MANY years hating and hiding a body I was ashamed of because it wasn't society's ideal of beautiful. Being asked to send a photo of myself with a shirt on made me feel like I again should be ashamed of my body.

'Skinny Bliss' Is Anything But

Sophia Herbst | Posted 05.03.2014 | Women
Sophia Herbst

I don't even know how I know of this number. Only that I know it, and my friends know it, and my mom knows it. Somehow, somewhere along the road, I was taught that if I want to have a flat stomach and tight tushy, I need to limit my calories to 1,200 a day and do cardio.

A Brief Reflection on Sex Work

Erika L. Sánchez | Posted 07.26.2012 | Latino Voices
Erika L. Sánchez

I never intended to look at sex workers as an othering voyeur, but rather as a woman who is both genuinely curious, empathetic, and outraged at the conditions that force them into this kind of work.