Body Talk

Body Talk

Your body, your choice? A place to debate and discuss the complexities and controversies surrounding women's' health issues, reproductive rights, and bodily autonomy.

Ashley Peterson16 days ago
Spotlight on Female Reproductive Health
Despite our hyper-sexualized society, female reproductive health often gets swept under the rug. It can be uncomfortable to talk about, either in a social context or with a health professional, and it...
Idalis Nieves18 days ago
Finding Acceptance in My Own Body
Everyday I fight a battle within myself. It’s not just cheat days of burgers, chips, and something with lots of sugar. It’s in my own mind. For every time a voice in my head tells me the outfit I have...
Kat Toole20 days ago
Life Is Better When You Love Yourself
I remember the exact moment when I had my first negative thought about myself. I was 10 years old, in ballet class, looking at myself in the mirror next to the other girls. The thought, "Why is my bel...
Victoria Graciea month ago
I Was Told That I Would Not Be Taken Seriously Because of My Weight
I had always loved the art of dance. From the graceful movements, to the impossible looking jumps and turns. So much hard work, yet it all looked so easy. It was an art form that really touched me fro...
Viola Shadowheart2 months ago
Information on PCOS
Understanding PCOS
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Bad Bitch2 months ago
Beauty Standards
Why is our appearance so important? Why is the size of the jeans you are wearing the only thing that matters? The judgement of others has become crucial to us. The most important thing is to look good...
Reigning Women3 months ago
'Riverdale's Camila Mendes Talks About Learning to Love Her Body—Reigning Women
With the recent stirring of National Eating Disorder Awareness week on social media, Riverdale's Camile Mendes weighed in with her own experiences. Her heartfelt offering on her Instagram seemed to re...
Tierra Hess3 months ago
Trying to Learn to Love Me Again
As a child, I was always care-free and never cared about what others thought and loved myself the way I was. I did what made little Tierra happy at the time. Then, I got older and started learning abo...
Mpho Rantao3 months ago
Something's Got to Give
British freelance journalist Stephanie Yeboah recently made social media news this month when she published a story on Refinery29, titled “I Found Out The Guy I Was Dating Did It For A Dare. Here's Wh...