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.

Katie Pevreall5 months ago
Men Have Periods Too
Due to my previous job, I am in a lot of Facebook groups. So many Facebook groups, in fact, that it's easier just to let them fill up my Newsfeed rather than attempt the mammoth task of removing mysel...
Struggles of a Chronic Dieter: Shopping Edition
I hate shopping for clothes. I do not know any woman who does. We may put on a brave face for our friends—lie through our teeth when we say how much we love shopping—but as soon as we are by ourselves...
Sarah James5 months ago
Getting Naked in Front of People Will Make You Love Your Body
Now, reading this you might write me off as some art hippy who’s an exhibitionist and loves being naked, but hear me out. Nudity is a complicated subject. Unfortunately, in contemporary culture it’s o...
Judy Mae5 months ago
Happily Flat-Chested in This Boobs-Obsessed World
I am a downright flat-chested girl who really has zero blessing in her chest department. You know those kinds of girls who call themselves flat just because they are an A cup? Well, I can’t even remem...
Maura Dudas5 months ago
Body Positivity - The Horseshoe Phenomena
So I haven't written anything in awhile even though there's at least four topics waiting to be explored and one is more controversial than the other. However, since this is something other than animal...
Kyrsta Morehouse5 months ago
Show Me How You Burlesque
When the movie Burlesque came out with Cher and Christina Aguilera, I couldn't stop watching. I was transfixed by the music, the flawless makeup, and the glittering costumes. However, I was raised in ...
Lesley Neomi6 months ago
Bea-Utiful
The word "beautiful" is such an amazing adjective, but it's more than a word. It describes many feelings and actions, but it all starts within yourself. When someone calls you beautiful, do you feel t...
Thai Judiesch6 months ago
Politics of Hunger
We are introduced to it young. We set our young eyes on female cartoon characters with impossibly tiny waists and grow up to see these same collarbones and legs on our magazine racks. It is so normali...
Sabrina Oneale6 months ago
5 Tricks to Ditch the Bra
Tired of underwires digging into you? Sick of those oddly-shaped cups and adjustable straps that should help with the fit, but never seem to be right? Trying to find the perfect one to go under the su...