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

Megayn Fall2 years ago
How I Dealt with Repetitive Sexual Assault
In today's world, most women are afraid to tell their sexual assault stories. For some, they have kept themselves in silence for so long, why would they talk now? For others, they fear the disbelief, ...
Patrice Boothe2 years ago
Body Positive
I was told as a child your body is your temple, ever heard that saying before? But what I wasn’t told was not all bodies were accepted and celebrated in society or on social media. I was never told th...
Karyssa Chavez2 years ago
Insecurities and Overthinking: Just Being a Teen Girl
Have you ever been insecure? That’s kind of a vague question, I know, but have you ever been so insecure that you think about every little thing and how it could go wrong or how it could possibly go r...
Letitia Lou2 years ago
A Love Letter to My Body After 3 Kids
I'm only 28, yet my belly is not as tight as it used to be. My breasts don't sit quite as high, and, if we're being honest, are not even close to being the same size. My nails are more brittle, and I'...
Hope Martin2 years ago
"Girl Problems"
We all have them. Girl problems. In some way shape or form everyone has got at least one girl problem. Even boys. But the kind of girl problems I'm gonna talk about today though are the ones that only...
Mummy's Memories2 years ago
My Body Issues
I have always been in dispute with my body. I have always been a big girl and it bothered me so much. When I started at secondary school, I discovered all these different body shapes and sizes. Most o...
Alexandra F2 years ago
Fugly Filter
“Rather weighty, this.” - The Mummy Returns: Rise of the Scorpion King I feel like that quote applies with my heart. I think about that heart versus feather thing sometimes, and my heart feels so fill...
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Whitney Owens2 years ago
Does He Really Hear Me?
Fourteen and innocent, life was never easy. From raising my younger brother, to managing bills, dinner, and basically any wifely/motherly duties, life for me as a 14-year-old girl was from far from av...
Jeff Watson 2 years ago
I Like Big Butts
Beauty is completely subjective. We all have our views on what is beautiful and what isn't. But, as far as I am concerned, beautiful comes in all shapes and sizes, and deserves to be celebrated. Perso...
Jamila Khan2 years ago
Of Metamorphic Potential
The sun beamed on my face as sweat mixed with hair grease burned the side of my eyes. Or maybe it was the smell of freshly laid tar that sat on top of Abu’s storage extension. Abu had told me not to g...
Katelynn Hill2 years ago
Why Can't I Love My Body?
It’s truthfully an every-day struggle to love myself. It isn’t because I don’t want to, or because I find my body image to be atrocious. It’s simply because I can’t. Believe me, I try. Looking in the ...
Lily Amos2 years ago
PCOS & Me...
So as a young girl, I was always hairier than the other girls and a little chubbier too. My mum used to make passing jokes about me being her little gorilla, which was funny I guess... until I became ...
Ama 2 years ago
Mother May I
It seems to be a popular topic to discuss regarding body shaming. With social media in our grasps, today’s generation have taken bullying to the next level… we have young girls starving themselves and...
Emily Fowler2 years 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 Lange2 years 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 2 years 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.2 years 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 Enid2 years 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...