body

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

Emily Fowlera year ago
What is the Perfect Body Type?
In the celebrity world a few months ago, Stacey Solomon spoke up about being ashamed of your MumBod. As a mum of two, Soloman has said that she wants to remove the negativity surrounding post-pregnanc...
Kelsey Langea year ago
Pros and Cons of Birth Control Every Woman Should Know
When it comes to contraception, there are a copious amount of different options to prevent pregnancy, but which is the best for you? It's always helpful to lay out the different pros and cons when you...
Jas S a year ago
'You are Fat!'
People define women and men by their appearance. Some people can't see beyond the outer shell. Due to this reason, there are many heartbreaks. A large number of guys emphasise certain areas and when a...
Evelyn V.a year ago
Learning To Love Yourself In A Size 4 Society
I'm sure that most, if not all of us have hated our appearance at one point or another. Well, maybe not hate but disliked our appearance. Growing up we're told we need to be skinny, we need to look pr...
Nicole Enida year ago
The Craft of Contemporary Plus-Size Criticism
“You’re so brave.” “You’re pretty for a bigger woman.” Sadly, I’ve come across these double-edged comments and many more on plus-size women’s pictures way too often since I joined the social media com...
Kathy Lestera year ago
Should Clothing Chains Charge More to Plus Size Consumers?
Already starting this week, there are shoppers out there that are complaining on social media along with their discovery that a well-known British retailer is deliberately charging higher prices for p...
Abigail Hilla year ago
When Body Positivity Gets Ugly
I will start this piece in something of a matter-of-fact way. I am plus size. I always have been, and I likely always will be. This is not me resigning myself to some awful lifelong fate; this is me a...
Sherry Campbella year ago
What to Know About Permanent Birth Control for Women
It is important to know that you have options when it comes to permanent birth control procedures. This process can seem intimidating without knowing all of the details. And this is why it is crucial ...
Nadia Zielinskaa year ago
Comfort of Darkness
Darkness. It’s comfortable. I’ve hidden in it since I can remember, like delving into a cool black lake and submerging my head beneath the water, disappearing from reality. It stings my skin and makes...
Amy Cooksona year ago
From the Girl Who Fits Twice In My Jeans
"Mens sana in corpore sano." Look at some of the sayings in day to day life, and see how obsessed our language is with measurement: carrying the weight of the world size matters fattening you up worth...
Final Thoughts a year ago
The Ultimate Choice
Before I get to my main piece for this article I just wanted to put a precursor on my words. I want to first of all state that I mean no harm in writing these words. I want to put out there that I am ...
Tanisha Daggera year ago
Women and Plastic Surgery
Many women these days go through the idea of plastic surgery, to change the way they look or to make themselves feel better about the way they look. This is the result of today's society, the magazine...
"You Should Leave"
I’ve been catcalled since I was 12 or 13 years old. I became a woman before my friends, and men don’t discriminate based on age when they know they’re safe yelling from the windows of their trucks. I ...
Lilli Adamsa year ago
Crossing a Line
Recently I was shown an article about a famous singer who was at a benefit concert. He was singing to a large crowd of mostly women. Yes there were men there too, but there was a huge crowd of women t...
Aurea Gonzaleza year ago
Confidence 101
Over the last few years, I've been making a name for myself as a Freelance Model/Actress and I have had many women come up to me or slide into my DMs, asking me one thing: "How are you so confident?" ...
Ginger Curlsa year ago
Not Taken Seriously
Periods... Every girl gets them eventually. For some, bleeding 3-5 days out of a month just passes by like any other day. Not for me. I got my period on the first day of seventh grade. I came home fro...
Patricia Sugia year ago
Dignity Mistakenly Undignified
Sisters, I invite you to close your eyes and remember your first menstrual cycle. What were your immediate thoughts and reactions? Now when your cycle comes, how do you welcome it? When I first saw bl...
Anik Marchanda year ago
Everything Is Bad for You
Yes, I smoke, I drink, I drink Diet Coke (oh no, aspartame!), I even eat red bloody meat and worst of all, I eat fried food like it’s going out of style. I know these things are obviously bad for me b...