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Views My Own

Sending Nudes on Dating Apps Is Bad For My Mental Health

Lessons from my attempt at going a whole year without dick pics.
Bintang Lestada

Are People Getting Plastic Surgery to Look Like Instagram Filters?

Doctors say maybe, minus the puppy ears.
Hannah Ongley

Cellulite Used to Be Chill

Basically everyone has cellulite—how did it become an object of obsessive media scrutiny?
Laurène Daycard
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What It's Like To Use Dating Apps As a Plus-Size Gay Man

The gay community IRL has a serious body shaming problem. But on dating apps, the discrimination is taken to new levels.
Tony DeCocco
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12 Camels Disqualified From Beauty Contest For Having Plastic Surgery

"A full, droopy lip and large features are essential to achieving camel celebrity-status."
VICE Staff
mental health

How I Stopped Dating Bullies

I reminded myself daily that I did not need the approval of people who constantly treated me like shit.
Ryan Brown

I Used to Weigh 29 Kilograms

As most people resolve to drop weight this year, my goals include gains.
Kelly Uchima
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Model Diana Veras on Body Positivity and Baggy Clothes

The 21-year-old model talks natural hair, loving Rihanna, and why she still hasn't seen her Aerie billboard in person.
Hannah Ongley

'In the Mirror, What I Saw Was a Monster': Living with Body Dysmorphic Disorder

Those who suffer from body dysmorphic disorder fixate obsessively on one or more perceived flaws in their appearance, resulting in depression and social anxiety—and, in extreme cases, thoughts of suicide.
Stephanie Dubick

Here’s How Fitting Room Mirrors Make You Look a Lot Better Than You Do

Some gave me enormous tits, while others gave me bird-like claws.
Alba Carreres