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13 Ways of Looking At a Fat Girl

Mona Awad is an Arab-Canadian and the product of creative writing schools. I don’t know if she had any first hand knowledge of her subject, but her 13 vignettes in the life of a woman with severe body issues certainly seems viable. 442 more words


Playboy Playmate Pleads Not Guilty In Body-Shaming Case

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — A Playboy model pleaded not guilty Monday to a misdemeanor count of invasion of privacy for allegedly taking a photo of a nude 70-year-old woman in the shower of a Playa Vista gym locker and posting it on social media. 346 more words


Dear thin legs

Dear thin legs,dislocated knees,weak wrists,hazel eyes.
You know you cannot hold those heavy bags.
You know you cannot stand for hours,let alone dancing.
You know your pencil figure is not masculine. 385 more words

Self Love

Dear Instagram,

Body Positivity has come a looooong way, to get to the point where everyone started to notice that body shaming is a huge issue that is bothering a lot of people that is not proud of their own body because of society’s body/beauty standards. 499 more words

Body Shaming

Body Shaming and Why you Should Love Yourself

The image to the left resonates strongly with myself as a personal trainer. Every day I see clients and gym patrons striving to change. Some want to change for themselves, and for their health. 543 more words

A Letter of Apology to Georgia O'Keefe

A Letter of Apology to Georgia O’Keefe
by Hallie Chametzky

I set out to write a poem
It was to be a self-righteous one
In disagreement with you (the you I have found in… 248 more words


Body-Shaming in Microvoices

Body-shaming: the practice of making critical comments about one’s body shape, size, or weight in a humiliating manner.

Recently, I started noticing a common pattern among the headlines appearing on my social media news feed: 594 more words

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