body image

An Australian Model Spoke Out After Her Lingerie Ad Was Banned For Being “Vulgar”

When it comes to women’s bodies, there’s no way to win. More »


Egyptian TV Suspends “Fat” News Anchors Until They Look More “Appropriate”

Just when you stupidly assume some progress is being made somewhere in the world when it comes to sexism, something completely shitty happens. More »


There’s Finally A Porn Site With Sexual Assault Survivors In Mind

It’s a body positive heaven. More »


Ashley Graham And Amy Schumer Have Different Ideas About The “Plus-Size” Label

They’re supposed to be “feuding,” but they’re above it. More »


Miss Teen USA Is Ditching The Swimsuit Competition, Making The Pageant Only Slightly More Bearable

It’s about fucking time. More »


Why Kim Kardashian Publicly Focusing On Her Weight Loss After Giving Birth Really Sucks A Lot

This week, we are expected to give a shit about Kim Kardashian’s journey through post-pregnancy weight loss, but I want to help you not give a shit. More »


Tess Holliday Had The Best Response To “Not Looking Pregnant Enough” At 9 Months

In a recent photo she posted to Instagram, she’s posing sideways with a 37-week-old fetus in her belly. Her tatted arms (which are #goals. Can I say that here?) coyly cover her breasts and she subtly pouts her lips. And that effortless TOP KNOT. Damn. By all accounts, a solid 10/10 baby bump photo.More »


Forever 21 Made Changes To Their Controversial Plus-Size Instagram Account, But Is It Enough?

When Forever 21 launched their Forever21Plus Instagram page back in February, it was immediately hit with mixed feelings. Sure, customers loved having models with more diverse body types represented, but the page advertised as the “destination for fashion sizes 0X – 3X” while showing photos of people who definitely weren’t plus-sized. Read more on College Candy…More »


How To Tell If Your Body Image Is Negatively Affecting Your Sex Life

The two of you are there, in the middle of the most passionate and intimate act — sex — when your hideous and incorrect views of your body cause discomfort, displeasure, or sadness in the middle of the deed! Except here comes the worst part: you don’t even know that this is happening but your… More »


Let’s All Become Old Crones And Drink In The Woods After Age 25

Leo only dates women between the ages of 20-25, men only like women under 23, and we’re over the hill after 29. Let’s make the most of it! More »


Model Robyn Lawley Calls Her Stretch Marks “Bad Ass Tiger Stripes”

Reclaim your stretch marks and call them stripes! More »


What Is “Bigorexia”?

Doctors in the UK are identifying a condition called muscle dysmorphic disorder, nicknamed “bigorexia” – an obsession some men have with becoming more muscular, bigger, and closer to an ideal “V” shape. It’s thought that 1 in 10 gymgoers might have the condition, which on its most extreme end has led some menMore »


Thighbrows: The Stupidly Named “Trend” That Is At Least Inclusive And Body Positive

When I saw the headline “Are Thighbrows The New Thighgap?” on ELLE.com, my initial instinct was to roll my eyes heavenward and brace myself for a new stupidly named non “trend” celebrating some aspect of thinner bodies over heavier ones. What I found was indeed a stupidly named non trend, but celebrating an aspect of… More »


NY Times Public Editor Calls Godawful Serena Williams’ Article A “Missed Opportunity”

Remember that New York Times’ piece about Serena Williams’ body? The one published on Friday that got my knickers all in a twist? By Saturday morning, as Williams was destroying the court at Wimbledon and winning her second Grand Slam, the outrage had spread to Twitter, with many calling out the Grey Lady and sports journalist Ben… More »


The NY Times Asked A Bunch Of White Female Tennis Players About Serena Williams’ Body

I’m by no means an actual tennis aficionado, but I love any and all displays of women proving how strong and powerful and bad ass they are, and Serena Williams exemplifies all those attributes and then some. Tomorrow, Williams is vying for the title at Wimbleton Wimbledon, and if she pulls it off, she’ll have… More »


The Belly Button Challenge Is The Latest Feel-Bad Fad

“The idea is that if you can reach your belly-button from behind, it means you have a good figure. If not, you probably need to lose weight.” Oh. More »


All The Fake Body Parts The Media Wants You To Hate And Why You Shouldn’t Care

Everything about your body is FINE. More »


Watch Kristen Schaal Take On The Scourge Of Dadbod On “The Daily Show”

“What a great day for men!” More »


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