'Shrill' Is the Mona Lisa of Body Positive Television
"It’s about surviving and ferociously, defiantly thriving in a world that refuses to see us as anything but a 'before picture.'”
'Shrill' Demands Space for Fat Women
The series teaches us that loving yourself is more than 'accepting' your own body. It’s about claiming your space and your agency.
In 'Shrill' Black Characters Are More Than Vehicles for White Stories
The Hulu series doesn't apologize to white people, and that's important.
Dancing in a Body-Positive Strip Show Taught Me How to be Fat and Sexy
Growing up, I always felt sexiness was something reserved for thin people. Stripping helped change that.
It's About Damn Time for a Truly Great Plus-Size Rom-Com
Two-thirds of Americans are overweight or obese. Why aren't they portrayed on-screen?
The ‘Cheat Day’ Selfie Pop-Up in LA Is Cute but Toxic
LA's newest selfie pop-up exhibit turns our unhealthy relationship with food into one long photo op.
How Kink Made These People’s Sex Lives Healthier
From relieving stress to consent education, getting kinky has a lot of benefits.
Athletic Women Talk About the Abuse They Receive
"I've been called a man and a bull, and told that no guy will ever want to go out with me."
I Love My Big Boobs, But Bra Shopping Is a Nightmare
While we’re celebrating women of all shapes, let’s make big bras less horrible.
I Want to Celebrate Freedom for All Bodies at Carnival
Its runways often centre conventionally sized, racially ambiguous, fair skinned women.
These Women Are Taking Body Positivity Back from Brands
The hosts of the "She's All Fat" podcast talk about intersectionality, their "Fatmily," and why people who say, “You’re not fat, you’re beautiful” are missing the point.
How This Woman Reclaimed Her Sexts
“I sent a lot of nudes to a lot of guys that I really regretted,” says Nikki Peck, @Bonercandy69 creator. “I wanted to go back and relinquish that shame.”