body positivity

Love Your Self

Positive self-talk (if it’s your thing) can be one of the most helpful things you can do when you’re feeling not so great about yourself, or even if you are (who doesn’t need extra positivity? who?). Some people learn this sooner than others… READ MORE »


News

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


Style

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


Style

Finally, men can gain some body confidence. READ MORE »


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 former model for Sports Illustrated, Tiegs calls her a “beautiful face,” but “not healthy in the long run.”

Primarily, Tiegs follows Dr. Oz’s… READ MORE »


Style

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. READ MORE »


News

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


Love & Sex

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 friends always turn to me and say, “Tell the one about the guy who cried on your first date,” or “That time you had sexREAD MORE »


Style

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 each shot: One with a VS model’s head superimposed over her own, and then just the original image of Dove.

Dove orchestrated theREAD MORE »


Celebs

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 fun of her appearance when she was growing up.

Winslet has always tried to spread the message of body positivity and has definitely made it… READ MORE »


Celebs

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:

“It’s empowering, and it shows other women that you can get to a place where you can overcome the obstacles of body-image… READ MORE »


Style

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… READ MORE »


Style

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


News

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. “Curvy” being generally used to promote female body acceptance, it’s worth mentioning that you can still search #skinny and #thin (although not #thinspo).

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Celebs

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 expect all the great fitness content you’ve come to know and love here on the site, including my LaurenConrad.com Bikini Boot Camp series. But, you’llREAD MORE »


News

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. READ MORE »


News

Woohoo, another victory for gay rights! READ MORE »


Celebs

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 the outset, because I’m going to say it at some point, that I really do not like Lena Dunham (The Public Figure). I don’t think… READ MORE »


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