I Stopped Trying to Make Sex a Performance and Started Loving Myself
I wonder what it would be like to just be natural, without pretending to be your “best,” “hottest” self to a partner.
'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.
'Alien Body,' Today's Comic by Valentine Gallardo
Valentine opens up about her body dysmorphia in this comic.
No Talk of Calories on the 'Great British Bake Off,' Please
Judge Prue Leith has violated the sanctity of the "Great British Bake Off" tent with something truly terrible: the concept of "calories."
The Fat Camp Celebrating Body Positivity
Broadly visited the first annual Fat Camp focused on self-love instead of weight loss and shame.
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?
How to Behave
What Nudists Taught Me About Body Positivity
Barbie Ferreira speaks to a body painter and visits a naturist colony—in the nude—to see how different people practice body acceptance.
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.