Body Positivity

Body Positivity

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.
Alison Stevenson
1.28.19
Culture

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?
Gianluca Russo
11.6.18
Sex

How Kink Made These People’s Sex Lives Healthier

From relieving stress to consent education, getting kinky has a lot of benefits.
Laura Bell
10.10.18
women

Athletic Women Share 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."
Alba Carreres
9.20.18
Beauty

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.
Atoke
8.15.18
Fighting Words

Celebrities Need to Stop Endorsing Detox Teas

Cardi B is the last person I'd expect to go full Kim Kardashian on me with this weight-loss product endorsement.
Rajul Punjabi
8.6.18
relationships

We Asked People How They Feel About Casual Nudity with Sexual Partners

"It’s a way to be free and not sexualized," says one person. Another just doesn't have air conditioning.
Leila Ettachfini
7.23.18
Podcasts

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.
Nicole Clark
5.25.18
Beauty

This Photographer Takes Beautiful Portraits of People with Acne

After years of suffering from first hand experience, Peter DeVito wants to end the stigma surrounding spots.
Tish Weinstock
4.6.18
Body Shaming

Fat-Positive Activists Explain What It's Really Like to Be Fat

Here's how you can be an ally.
Caroline Thompson
5.5.17
Beauty

How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love My Gut

"Body positivity" is bullshit if it's only positive about a certain type of plus-size body. And if I want to change that, I need to expose the one thing I've always been afraid of: my gut.
Alison Stevenson
3.21.17
Stuff

We Asked People Which Part of Their Body They Like Most

A new survey says 75 percent of women aren't happy with the way they look. Fuck that.
Morgan Harries
10.21.16