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Hate Cute, Fat, Black Confidence? Stay Mad.

Gabourey Sidibe won’t give entertainment media the weight-loss story they want, so some grimy, D-list websites are willing to make one up. Read more »

BitchTapes: Body-Positive Workout Jams

Sweaty songs that make you feel good about your body. Read more »

Popaganda: Body-Positive Exercise

Why does the thought of going to the gym inspire such anxiety? Because exercise—literally moving our bodies—is so wrapped up in fatphobia, ableism, sexism, and other nasty stuff. On this episode, we try to extricate exercise from all the body-shaming stuff that’s usually tied to it.... Read more »

Oh Joy Sex Toy: What to Expect at a Pelvic Exam

A pap smear can be intimidating. Here’s a guide to help you feel prepared!  Read more »

From "The Vagina Kayak" to a New Memoir, Japanese Artist Rokudenashiko Makes Pussy-Positive Art

Even being fined thousands of dollars for “obscenity” doesn't stop her from making her colorful replicas of her vulva.  Read more »

A Cheeky New Magazine Brings Feminist Porn to Print

Designed to look like a retro math textbook, it’s actually full of erotica.   Read more »

Oh Joy Sex Toy: Finding Fat-Postive Sexuality

Sarah didn’t see herself represented in sexy stories in books or on TV. But she found a body positive community online.  Read more »

After Anorexia Killed Her Daughter, a Mom Pushes for National Change

A federal act named in honor of Anna Westin would make it easier to get treatment for eating disorders. Read more »

Janese Talton-Jackson's Murder Reminds Me That Entitlement Kills

The 29-year-old mother was murdered after she rebuffed a stranger's advances in a bar. That tragic story reminds me how often people feel entitled to my body. Even friends sometimes deny my selfhood by saying they wish I wasn't a lesbian, so they could date me.  Read more »

Censor This! Five Art Projects Challenging Social Media Obscenity Rules

Sites like Facebook and Instagram sometimes flag female bodies as offensive. Read more »

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