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Ask Auntie Randa: on "The Simpsons" and handling your family's fatphobia

Auntie Randa’s take on The Simpsons as refugees and confronting your family’s fatphobia. Read more »

PREMIERE: “Skinny” Shines a Necessary Light on Eating Disorder Recovery

Corina Corina is using music to offer an intimate look at eating-disorder recovery. Read more »

Liberating Desire: It's Time to Shift Your Fantasies

Our liberation and fantasies are intricately connected. Read more »

Starved for Sainthood: The Divine Hunger of Catherine of Siena

When 33-year-old Catherine Benincasa lay dying of starvation, her final words were of triumph; she had done this to herself, on purpose, for God. Read more »

No Ordinary Love: Sonya Renee Taylor Wants You To Stop Apologizing For Your Body

Radical self-love is inherently interdependent and immovable. It just is. Read more »

Expanding Our Imagination: 9 Novels That Show Fat People Themselves

Some books show fat people themselves—good, bad, fatphobia, insecurities, and triumphs included Read more »

We All Need a Squeeze: “Dr. Pimple Popper” Shows the True Meaning of Body Positivity

A simplistic view of body positive journeys denies access to the ongoing journey to merge the personal and political. Read more »

Ask Auntie Randa: On Writing, Coffee Grounds, and the Flavors of Oral Sex

Randa Jarrar will take your questions. Read more »

It’s Time to Reclaim Our Skin: How Getting Naked Restores Our Dignity

This is your living body; this is what aliveness feels like. Read more »

New Year, Old Goals: Your New Year’s Diet Resolution Will Fail

Diets don’t work—not in the long-term anyway. Read more »

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