body

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

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...
Adrian Alanis2 years ago
The Mirror
As a mirror, I’ve pretty much lived my life just leaning against one out of the four walls in a maturing 16-year-old girl's room whose name I suspect is Samantha. At least, the reason why I think this...
Brittany Stengel2 years ago
Being a Vagina Owner 101
So, as far as I know... I’ve been a vagina owner for 24 years. And by that, I definitely mean I’m aware I’ve had one… for 24 years. I’ve always been pretty in-tune with things that are going on down b...
Aindrea Mccoy2 years ago
My Story (Betrayal by So Called Friends)
In one of my Blog posts, I talked about being insecure. This is a very accurate and still relevant problem. However what I did not say is how all of this occurred. Let me share with you where things g...
Katy Preen2 years ago
My Thin Privilege
As with all topics discussed openly on the internet, the Thin Privilege argument has descended into a battle in which a side must be picked. You're either pro-fat or pro-skinny, and there's no middle ...
Free the Boobies
In December 2016, I went to a party. I got drunk. Very drunk. But somehow, I remember one thing in my night: I met a girl who wasn’t wearing a bra. I remember hearing her say it while I was walking an...
Body Pos 201
From the title, this looks like just another body activist post, I get that. This topic weighs heavy on my heart because I have neglected how amazing the human body is and how even more amazing mine i...
Rachel Blanchard2 years ago
How Do Birth Control Pills Work?
If you're new to learning everything about birth control pills, hello and welcome. You're probably on the journey to have an infinite amount of sex without the risk of getting pregnant from your rowdy...
Body Pos 101
In recent times we see body pos everywhere! This is a huge leap for our society. If you want to believe it or not, our world is coming around slowly to the idea that not every woman needs to look like...
ly h2 years ago
Do You Want to Know a Secret?
I have a secret. It could be argued that keeping this secret makes me a bit of a hypocrite. For all my body positivity, there is one thing about myself that I cannot learn to love: my facial hair. Unt...
Skunk Uzeki2 years ago
Why Plastic Surgery Can Be Feminist
I am non-binary and consider myself to be genderless. I refuse to wear skirts but love wearing my nails long, sharp, and polished. Most of the time, I like to bind my chest and/or hide my figure under...
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Kat Thorsen2 years ago
Dear My Body
Dear My Body, We shy away from the camera; we always have. We are like the Sasquatch — rare sightings on FB. I am not interested in what you look like. I don’t want to see. I don’t need to see. I pref...
What to Know About Getting Off Birth Control
Being diagnosed with a hormone disorder has a lot of funny baggage that comes with it. For years, I thought I had Bipolar Disorder with a side of psychosis. But, no, it was actually a very extreme hor...
Sarah Sparks2 years ago
Body Politics
I've been thinking about what it was like to be a teenager. It was horrible. People who look back on their teenage years with nostalgia and fond memories must be sniffing glue and altering their memor...
Claes Cummings2 years ago
Hairy Little Girl
If you're a female like me, take a minute to think back to when you were a little girl. See if you can remember the first time you shaved. Do you remember it, do you remember how old you were, but mos...
Sarah Sparks2 years ago
Body Positivity
So what are a few things I can do to be body positive? Well, for starters...
Sarah Sparks2 years ago
Fat Betty
In 1989, psychotherapist Irvin Yalom published the candid autobiography called Love's Executioner and Other Tales of Psychotherapy which was a journey into Yalom's own mind and the encounters he had w...