Body Positivity

Broadly

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.
Aluna Francis
3.29.19
tv

'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.'”
Sophia Carter-Kahn
3.22.19
tv

'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.
Alice Lesperance
3.21.19
tv

In 'Shrill', Black Characters Are More Than Vehicles for White Stories

The Hulu series doesn't apologize to white people, and that's important.
Minda Honey
3.20.19
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
Comics!

'Alien Body,' Today's Comic by Valentine Gallardo

Valentine opens up about her body dysmorphia in this comic.
Valentine Gallardo
1.25.19
Television

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."
Marie Solis
11.29.18
Broadly

The Fat Camp Celebrating Body Positivity

Broadly visited the first annual Fat Camp focused on self-love instead of weight loss and shame.
Broadly Staff
11.13.18
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
11.5.18
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.
Broadly Staff
10.19.18
Art

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.
Nicole Clark
10.15.18
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
10.9.18
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