body positivity

How This Swim Shop Helps Breast Cancer Survivors By Supporting Free The Nipple

The TaTa Top is hitting two birds with one stone — if, by stone, you mean the coolest bikini tops ever.

Kylie Cheung |

American Eagle’s Body-Positive Men’s Underwear Campaign Was, Somehow, A Joke

I think maybe American Eagle doesn’t understand what a prank is.

Rebecca Vipond Brink |

Men Can Now Be Body-Positive in Briefs From Aerie

Finally, men can gain some body confidence.

Leah Prinzivalli |

Dear Cheryl Tiegs: My Weight Doesn’t Define My Health

Last week, former model Cheryl Tiegs told E! News she disapproves of Sports Illustrateds recent cover. For its annual Swimsuit edition, the publication featured “rookie” model, Ashley Graham. As a…

YourTango.com |

‘Neon Moon’ Releases Body Positive Lingerie Ad Featuring Women With Stretchmarks And Body Hair

The brand was created in 2014 by founder Hayat Rachi, who wanted to create a positive alternative to the normally manipulative body-shaming culture of the lingerie industry.

Bronwyn Isaac |

Barbie Says Women Can Have Four Body Types Now And Not Just The One

Now women can be any shape and size as long as it is one of these four shapes and sizes!

Lauren Duca |

There Are Dating Events Just For Skinny Women —​ And I’m Pissed

In the four years I’ve been dating in New York City, I really thought I’d seen it all. Especially when the topic of dating horror stories circulates over happy hour, my…

YourTango.com |

Androgynous Model Does Her Own Body-Positive Victoria’s Secret Shoot

Androgynous model Rain Dove is bypassing the exacting physical standards Victoria’s Secret imposes on its “Angels” by doing her own photoshoot in the brand’s lingerie. She’s included two images for

Rebecca Vipond Brink |

Watch: Kate Winslet Narrates New Anti-Bullying Film ‘Daisy Chain’

Kate Winslet is narrating a new short film for kids called Daisy Chain directed by Galvin Scott Davis.  Winslet was excited to do the project because she says that bullies made…

Katrin Higher |

Watch: Demi Lovato Poses Nude And Make-Up Free In Vanity Fair Shoot

In order to raise awareness for body positivity, singer Demi Lovato posed nude and make-up free in a gorgeous Vanity Fair shoot.

The singer said about her experience:…

Katrin Higher |

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…

Amelia McDonell-Parry |

True Story: How Sewing Empowered Me To Shape My Own Body Image

Uncomfortable with being told what clothes you can or can’t wear? Give sewing a go.

Jenny Rushmore |

Instagram Has Banned #Curvy

Instagram has added the hashtag #curvy to its banned list, saying that it was being used to share videos and photos that violated their (medieval, regressive, backward) policies about nudity.

Rebecca Vipond Brink |

Lauren Conrad Bans The Word “Skinny” From Her Website

This swimsuit season, Lauren Conrad has banned negative body talk on her website. She writes:
…Our June theme here on LaurenConrad.com is going to be Shape Up. You can

Claire Hannum |

Down With Being “Chill,” Up With Being In Love

The imperative to be “chill” in relationships is killing the actual process of falling in love with someone, which is a decidedly un-chill thing to do.

Rebecca Vipond Brink |

The US Presbyterian Church Now Recognizes Gay Marriage

Woohoo, another victory for gay rights!

Rebecca Vipond Brink |

Lena Dunham Is Having To Defend Her Workouts As “Not Anti-Feminist”

According to Marie Claire (because I don’t watch Letterman), Lena Dunham is having to defend herself as a feminist … because she’s working out.

Let me say from…

Rebecca Vipond Brink |

The Obamas Are Starting An Education Initiative For Girls Around The World

Malala Yousafzai has inspired the Obamas to start a new initiative to support education for girls around the world. [Washington Post]
Vice President Biden will be the headline…

Rebecca Vipond Brink |

“That’s Not ‘Arm Flab,’ That’s Your Tricep”: On Knowing Your Own Body

I was hanging out with my friend Em last night. Em is a petite woman, a little shorter than average and naturally slender. She was asking me about weight-lifting and…

Rebecca Vipond Brink |

Joni Edelman: “Happiness Does Not Require Thinness; Fatness Does Not Presume Sadness”

If you haven’t read Joni Edelman’s essay on why being thin doesn’t cure sadness or manufacture happiness yet, GO DO IT. NOW. NOW NOW NOW. …

Rebecca Vipond Brink |
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