When feminists position body positivity as our savior from the diet industrial complex, we erase the revolutionary power of the movement to fight fatphobia.
Noor Aldayeh had around 2,000 followers on Instagram when she first decided to share her story about struggling with bulimia. Today, she has over 40,000.
“The biggest goal and purpose of this book is to provide medicine: a call to action, an invitation of empathy, a healing balm.”
In season six of “Orange Is the New Black,” the women of Litchfield aren’t wearing makeup like they used to.
I have a love-hate relationship with Pure Barre. I find fault in the franchise’s ideology and the culture it promotes—and strength in the way my body responds to the exercise.
A new, feminist television series is barreling in full force to AMC this month with a scandalous proposition—that women should be unapologetically proud of who they are, regardless of their size.
Laura Aguilar’s photography often portrayed her subjects frankly—but with a certain kind of tenderness, unwilling to surrender to society’s judgement of marginalized people.
Find her. Find the animal. Inhabit her. Leave the girl to glossy falsehood. Inherit womanhood. Zip yourself into it. Breathe.
Kendrick Lamar’s video for “Humble” sparked a range of responses from women of color.
I’ve been downright fat, flabbily average, curvy and 19-percent-body-fat fit. But one thing has never changed: men commenting on my body.