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Meet Faith, The Body-Positive Superhero Of Our Dreams

The Huffington Post | Tricia Tongco | Posted 02.18.2016 | Arts

When you think about female superheroes, the images that come to mind might include taut stomachs, skintight bodysuits and hourglass measurements. But...

4 Things Nobody Tells You About Sex After 35 | Emma Haak | Posted 02.16.2016 | OWN

The "Dirty-30s" Aren't Guaranteed We've all heard that women hit their sexual peak starting in their late 30s and extending up to their early 40s, but...

It Shouldn't Be Radical For a Woman to Like Her Body

Summer Innanen | Posted 01.27.2017 | Women
Summer Innanen

I want to live in a world where it's not radical for a woman to like her body. Where it's not brave for a woman to wear a bikini. Where it's not newsworthy to be fat and happy or fit or healthy. But, unfortunately we're not there yet.

She Was Killed Because She Said No

The Root | Kelly Chen | Posted 01.25.2016 | Black Voices

I did not know Janese Talton-Jackson on a personal level. There’s a chance I might have seen her before. And a lesser chance I might have spoken to ...

Amy Schumer On Why It Isn't 'Brave' To Have A Little Belly Fat

The Huffington Post | Zeba Blay | Posted 01.18.2016 | Women

Amy Schumer accepted the MVP award at the Critics' Choice Awards on Sunday night, and she gave a speech that was a hilarious eff you to Hollywood's do...

What 3 Intimate Selfies Taught This Woman About The ‘Perfect’ Body

The Huffington Post | Sasha Bronner | Posted 01.15.2016 | Women

Jennifer Kramer has always been a hard worker. She worked hard when she started running marathons at the age of 25. She worked hard to build her own s...

Trump and Bodily Fluids: There's a Theology for That

Rev. Dr. Susan Brooks Thistlethwaite | Posted 12.28.2016 | Religion
Rev. Dr. Susan Brooks Thistlethwaite

It is now strikingly obvious that bodily fluids, especially women's bodily fluids, drive Donald Trump up the wall. This might look like behavior in the script for a fictional film called, "Frat Guys Talk Women," but it's not. It is a profound theological problem.

Serena Williams Takes On Body-Shaming Haters In Powerful Speech

The Huffington Post | Juliet Spies-Gans | Posted 01.03.2017 | Sports

Speaking at the Sports Illustrated "Sportsperson of the Year" ceremony held in her honor on Tuesday night, Serena Williams addressed the body-shaming ...

Bring Your "A" Game

Melinda Parrish | Posted 12.15.2016 | Style
Melinda Parrish

In ways that I can't even share yet, people are paying attention to what the #healthyatanysize community has to say.

What Serena's SI Cover Reveals About How We See Female Athletes

The Huffington Post | Juliet Spies-Gans | Posted 12.14.2015 | Sports

If you pick up a copy of Sports Illustrated’s “Sportsperson of the Year” issue in December, you'll find Serena Williams sitting atop a throne, l...

I'm Tired Of My Body Being More Than A Body

Danielle Campoamor | Posted 12.10.2016 | Women
Danielle Campoamor

I want women's bodies to be seen as human bodies.

The 'Tampon Tax' Is Real: The 40 States Taxing Periods

Upworthy | Annum Masroor | Posted 12.09.2015 | Politics

When I think of luxury items, I think of video games, cars, maybe even Cheetos. Something I (and most people) would never put on that list? Tampons....

Adele Perfectly Dismisses Questions About Her Body

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 11.23.2015 | Entertainment

Adele is not interested in questions about her physicality, and for good reason. The superstar singer sat down for an interview with Australia's "60 ...

Model Scares Off Thousands Of Followers With “Real” Photos

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 11.19.2015 | Women

Apparently, this one woman's Instagram followers didn't like it when she decided to stop being polite and started to get real. Stina Sanders is a mo...

Watch This Badass Victoria's Secret Model Shut Down A Sexist Question

The Huffington Post | Zeba Blay | Posted 11.11.2015 | Women

Magdalena Frackowiak SCALPS TMZ! 👏🏾— unartiste (@unartiste) November 11, 2015 Magdalena Frackowiak was not i...

Mom Illustrates All The Pregnancy Problems No One Wants To Talk About

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 11.11.2015 | Parents

Body hair. Swelling. Invasive questions. These are just some of the difficulties pregnant women have to deal with. Illustrator and mother of two Line...

10 Lies Women Need To Stop Believing About Their Bodies

The Huffington Post | Catherine Pearson | Posted 11.12.2015 | Women

1. Your body needs to look a certain way to be "bikini-ready." Do you have a body? Are you in possession of a bikini? Congratulations. You are bikini-...

'Empire' Just Showed Viewers That Fat Women Like Sex, Too

The Huffington Post | Zeba Blay | Posted 11.05.2015 | Women

One of the standout moments on last night's episode of "Empire" was the reveal that Gabourey Sidibe's character Becky has a love interest. In a playfu...

Fox Invites 'Panel Of Dads' To Judge Whether Women Should Wear Leggings

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 10.27.2015 | Women

For some inexplicable reason, Fox News thought it was a good idea to have a "panel of dads" on to discuss whether women should wear leggings while var...

13 Celebratory Photos That Show Moms' Bodies Are Miraculous

The Huffington Post | Caroline Bologna | Posted 10.26.2015 | Parents

Fed up with a culture that celebrates moms who "get their pre-baby bodies back" and fails to embrace the changes women undergo during pregnancy and bi...

Model Shares Intimate Photo Of The Stretch Marks She's Proud To Have Earned

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 10.23.2015 | Parents

Some people call them stretch marks, but Robyn Lawley calls them tiger stripes. The Australian model, who became the first "plus-size" model to be fe...

Amy Schumer: Let's Talk About The Way We Talk About Women And Sex

The Huffington Post | Sasha Bronner | Posted 12.30.2016 | Women

Amy Schumer has never been shy when it comes to discussing sex in her comedy. That commitment to candor was on full display in her HBO comedy special ...

How Being Called The 'World's Ugliest Woman' Transformed Her Life

The Huffington Post | Sasha Bronner | Posted 10.23.2015 | Women

Until last year, no one had an explanation for why Lizzie Velasquez looks the way she does. She was a giant question mark. When she was born at just t...

How One Woman Is Convincing Fellow Moms Their Bodies Aren't 'Ruined'

The Huffington Post | Caroline Bologna | Posted 10.20.2015 | Parents

Minnesota mom Angie Roder Sonrode hopes her documentary project will change the conversation about postpartum bodies. In September, Sonrode launched a...

For Pregnant Women, Absolutely No Drinking, Docs Say

Live Science | Erin Schumaker | Posted 10.20.2015 | Healthy Living

There is no amount of alcohol that is safe to drink during any trimester of pregnancy, advises a new report from the American Academy of Pediatrics. A...