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Exclusive: Gatorade Unveils Serena Williams Mural In Brooklyn, Releases Moving 'Serena 21' Ad

The Huffington Post | Justin Block | Posted 09.01.2015 | Sports

Serena Williams coasted through her first-round U.S. Open match on Monday in Flushing Meadows, New York, dominating Vitalia Diatchenko 6-0, 2-0....

Honest Puberty Video Shows What It's REALLY Like To Become A Woman

The Huffington Post | Lily Karlin | Posted 08.27.2015 | Women

(function(){var src_url="https://spshared.5min.com/Scripts/PlayerSeed.js?playList=519039800&height=381&width=570&sid=577&origin=undefined&vid...

24 Women Bare Their Scars To Reveal The Beauty In Imperfections

The Huffington Post | Alanna Vagianos | Posted 08.26.2015 | Women

I was only 6 years old when doctors sliced me open and removed my left kidney.  At the time, I didn't really understand what the fuss was al...

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...

3 Health Mistakes Women Make More Often Than Men

Oprah.com | Emma Haak | Posted 08.07.2015 | OWN

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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...

Science Has An Explanation For Why Women Are Freezing At Work

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 08.06.2015 | Healthy Living

If you're the type of woman who's always wrapping herself in a giant blanket during the steaming hot summer months at work, there's a reason...

18-Year-Old Plus-Size Model Redefines Fitness and Beauty

The Huffington Post | Carly Steyer | Posted 08.04.2015 | Teen

(function(){var src_url="https://spshared.5min.com/Scripts/PlayerSeed.js?playList=518965387&height=381&width=570&sid=577&origin=SOLR&responsi...

7 Women Share The Pain And Joy Of Pregnancy In Tender Photo Shoot

The Huffington Post | Caroline Bologna | Posted 08.04.2015 | Parents

With her "Honest Body Project," photographer Natalie McCain wants to help women of different shapes, sizes and backgrounds feel beautif...

7 Ways To Love Your Body Exactly How It Is Right Now

RaVal Davis | Posted 07.31.2015 | Style
RaVal Davis

It's okay to take an "it is what it is" approach to the parts of your body that you're not so happy with. Send that part of your body lots of love. Tell that part of your body you love her because she is you and you're pretty awesome.

Serena Williams Proves Strong Is Beautiful In Awesome New Instagram

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 07.30.2015 | Entertainment

Strong is beautiful.  That's the message Serena Williams sent to the world with her latest Instagram photo. In the snapshot shared Thursday, the ...

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...

Bugaboo Stroller's 'Unrealistic' Ad Causes Controversy

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 07.28.2015 | Parents

Bugaboo ran straight into controversy by posting a photo of a bikini-clad model jogging with one of the company's strollers on Instagram. Dutch m...

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 ...

'OITNB' Star Dascha Polanco On Not Being Size Zero In Hollywood

The Huffington Post | Carolina Moreno | Posted 07.20.2015 | Latino Voices

“Orange Is The New Black” star Dashca Polanco isn't shy about sharing the body-related insecurities she had growing up. Now, the sta...

Caitlin Stasey Says A Magazine Pulled Her Interview Because She Wouldn't Pose Nude

The Huffington Post | Nina Friend | Posted 07.17.2015 | Women

There’s nothing wrong with a woman baring her body on the cover of a magazine, just ask Kim K. or Miley or Olympian Amanda Bingso...

Why Are Women In Razor Ads Always Shaving Hairless Legs?

The Huffington Post | Sara Boboltz | Posted 07.20.2015 | Women

This isn't about women who shave their legs. This isn't about women who choose not to. This isn't even really about companies using shame as a ma...

'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...

When We Attack Serena Williams' Body, It's Really About Her Blackness

The Huffington Post | Zeba Blay | Posted 07.13.2015 | Black Voices

A New York Times article about body image in competitive tennis became the catalyst for a debate this week about the harmful ways in which ...

This Is What A Woman Looks Like

The Huffington Post | Justin Block | Posted 07.13.2015 | Sports

Serena Williams, the most dominant female athlete of her time -- and arguably the most dominant, full stop -- won her 21st career Grand Slam tit...

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 ...

Women Take On Body Censorship With Help From Male Nipples And Photoshop

The Huffington Post | Taylor Pittman | Posted 07.08.2015 | Women

Male nipples are having a moment, and it’s surprisingly all in the name of freeing the female body from censorship. Last June, artist Micol Hebro...

'Dad Bods' Make Me Very Mad

Mara Menachem | Posted 07.02.2015 | Women
Mara Menachem

I am so annoyed (can you tell by my photo). I've been reading all the hype surrounding the new term coined by women, "the Dad Bod" in an attempt to make men feel better about their slightly "out-of-shape, I'm-a-dad" body.

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...