body

Feminism demands a future free of fat shaming, body obsession and the male gaze.

Elizabeth Rox11 hours ago
Am I Beautiful?
Today I can honestly say I feel quite beautiful. It is, of course, due to the fact that my insides feel good and not because I look good on the outside. I ordered a salad instead of pizza and why? Bec...
Elle Coyle5 days ago
Let's Talk About PCOS
It seems that whenever the vagina, uterus, or cervix are mentioned in any regular conversation… well, that’s just the thing, isn’t it? The topic is and has been constantly been swept under the rug for...
Luna Teal5 days ago
Is There Something Wrong With My Body?
Approximately 91 percent of women have a negative body image. That is a staggering number. All the pictures portrayed of the stick-thin models in magazines and on Instagram are unrealistic. In fact, o...
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Lily 8 days ago
Loving All but Myself
It’s the same thing every morning. I wake up, check my phone, brush my teeth and any other morning ritual a person does. I make sure to stretch because this will help the motion in the muscles and wit...
Didn't See That Coming
Generally speaking, hormones can be vastly inconvenient. From a woman's perspective, they are downright a pain in the ass! However, pregnancy has a whole different set of hormones that make any sane w...
Amy Pattersona month ago
Wait, You Were Naked?
I could say that I was mortified about having every mole, pimple, and hair on my body captured in an eternal digital file. But the truth is, I didn’t really mind. I could say that my knees got weak at...
Elizabeth Berta month ago
How I Overcame Losing My Breasts
Body positivity is a growing trend, and a good one. So much of society seems determined to knock people down for their appearance that it is time reclaim our relationships to our bodies. Today’s post ...
Alyssa Jonesa month ago
Love Yourself
I wasn't sure about creating this but I know other girls struggle too. I've struggled with my weight most of my life, I've always been the little pudgy kid. I've always had some sort of insecurity abo...
Janelle Ouelleta month ago
PMS Survival Guide
If you're a woman like myself, I'm sure you can nod your head in agreement that being a woman is never easy. Especially when Aunt Flo pops in once a month for a visit. Here are a few tips and tricks t...
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Lena Baileya month ago
The Open Letter to My Sexual Assailant
To the guy that sexually assaulted me, You may not know what you did to me or if you, do you may not want to admit to it. I know what you did, I know that it was something horrible. You sexually assau...
To Filmmakers That Make Rape Scenes
I know what you’re thinking; you’ve heard all of this before. You’ve already been contacted by plenty of other rape survivors who’ve told you how you triggered them with that graphic scene. You’ve hea...
carashari a month ago
Why Are Periods Still So Embarrassing?
Today was the day of all days. I started my trillionth period, or so it felt. I went to the restroom, just to… you know… handle my business? Once my body stopped spewing waste through its natural proc...
iris georgie2 months ago
The Big, Round Obsession
Part of why I want to talk about this topic is because, as far as I am aware, a conversation about it has barely begun, and I think it would truly do us damage if there wasn’t one. Societal expectatio...
Eva Šmite2 months ago
Will Beauty Save the World?
I spent the last decade working in the fashion industry as a model. And yet, I struggle to answer what exactly is beauty. Mainly because to me it’s less and less about the physical as time goes by, bu...
Cheeky Minx2 months ago
The Alchemy of PMDD
I was very inspired by a post I spotted recently on the Gia Allemand Foundation's Facebook page. A woman posted the question, "I'm wondering if anyone has found any beautiful things coming out of thei...
Modern Birth.....Is This the New Dark Age?
Last night I was sitting at a table with 12 women from all walks of life, just getting together for a monthly night out away from our spouses and children. Someone at the table had announced that she ...
Cheeky Minx2 months ago
"I Cured My PMDD"
I've been wanting to write this piece for some time, but I haven't been quite sure how to approach it. It's a sensitive thing. But I think it needs to be said, so here goes. There is a tendency in our...
Courtney Maurer2 months ago
L.O.V.E. Your Body, Love Yourself
FEBRUARY: WHAT DOES IT MEAN TO L.O.V.E. OUR BODIES???​​ In a culture full of whos and whats we should look and feel like around every corner, life can get pretty confusing, particularly about our heal...