Big as Life: Hulu's Shrill Upends Pop Culture's Fat Narrative

Aidy Bryant brings humor and positivity to a role that could have easily fallen into stereotype with a lesser actress.

Well, Actually: The Thin White Men Who Rebranded Dieting as "Wellness"

We need to talk more about how many food rules targeted at women come from men who will never have our bodies or wrestle with our cultural expectations. Read more »

2018’s Best Books About Bodies

Our relationships to our bodies are arguably the deepest and most stirring we have. Read more »

Small Revolutions: “Dumplin’” Shows the Value in Empowering Fat Children

Willowdean’s ability to not only cope with but actively challenge systems that discriminate against fat girls is not coincidental. Read more »

On Our Radar—Feminist News Roundup: Dear “Good Men”

We must demand that men do more than just listen. Read more »

Smashing Barriers: Mara Altman and Virgie Tovar On Body Acceptance, Fatphobia, and Imagining a New World for Women

Diet culture is just the newest form of women’s subjugation. Read more »

Sinful and Indulgent: “Dietland” and the Language of Fatphobia

Indelicate language is seen as tough love. Read more »

On Our Radar—Feminist News Roundup: Congrats to Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez!

The 28-year-old Democratic Socialist just ousted a 10-term congressman in New York. Read more »

On Our Radar—Feminist News Roundup: The Treatment of Kelly Marie Tran Exposes the Worst Elements of Fandom

Stop adopting and supporting hate speech and micro-aggression to make a point about a movie. White, male, cis Star Wars fans, you need to check your fandom. Read more »

The Endo Look: Body Positivity Needs to Tackle Chronic Illness

Like relationships we have with other people, the relationship we have with our bodies is not as polarized as all love or all hate. Read more »

On Our Radar—Feminist News Roundup: When Brands Like Lululemon Use Plus Models, It's Size Appropriation

The fashion industry is no stranger to the practice of commodifying the likenesses, dress styles, and traditions of marginalized consumer groups to whom it actively does not cater. Read more »

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