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What if I Never Live My Best Life?

When I say "I'M FUCKED UP!" in a way that embraces where I am (and where other people are as well), I'm not creating an advertisement for fucked-upness or trying to convert anyone. I'm reporting from the trenches.
So Sad Today

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

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
Meff, by John Doran

The First Step Toward Getting 'Fight Club Fit' Is Simple, but Incredibly Difficult

In the fourth installment of John Doran's column MEFF, he speaks to Turbonegro frontman Tony Sylvester about the most important thing anyone can do before getting into shape.
John Doran

This 60-Year-Old Model Looks Better Than You Look in Your Twenties

French model Yazemeenah Rossi talks about beauty standards, fashion, and the relentless passing of time.
VICE Staff

How to Write a Young Adult Novel About a Gay Kid Without It Being a 'Gay Book'

Justin Sayre's "Husky" approaches adolescent queerness as not just a form of attraction, but as an aesthetic.
Hugh Ryan

It's Time for Women to Rethink Naked Protests

At a recent protest against the Pamplona bull run, a British woman used her boobs to draw attention to animal rights. But when the cause is totally unrelated to gender equality, is getting your nipples out actually counter-productive?
Bertie Brandes

Dadbod Isn't That Funny When You Are a Guy with an Eating Disorder

The stupid term does highlight male privilege, sure, but as a guy with an eating disorder, I don't want it.
Jake Kivanc

The London Protesters Who Hate a Controversial 'Beach Body Ready' Ad

Bikini-clad women got together in Hyde Park to make it clear they don't like being told what kind of body they should have.
Daisy Jones

We Spoke to Protein World About Its Highly Controversial 'Beach Body Ready' Ad

A poster of an apparently semi-conscious woman in a bikini has outraged some Britons, but the company seems unconcerned about the protests.
Nell Frizzell

Ordinary People Are Posting Pictures of Themselves in Their Underwear on Facebook

The project, called This Is My Skin, aims to desexualize people in their skivvies.
Stephan Boissonneault

Substantia Jones's Body-Positive Photos of 'Fat' People

Jones's photography is "part fat, part feminism, part 'fuck you,'" and aims to counter the popular media's narrow representations of body types.
Alice Tchernookova