2018’s Best Books About Bodies

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

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 »

Birds of a Feather: “Vogue” and Victoria’s Secret are Both Selling a Warped Fantasy

Victoria’s Secret is unquestionably determined to remain the bastion of male-centered fantasy and traditional feminine allure. Read more »

On Our Radar—Feminist News Roundup: The Hypocrisy of Weight Watchers' Name Change

Weight Watchers’ rebranding is simply a repackaging of diet culture. Read more »

On Our Radar—Feminist News Roundup: Research Proves Weight Loss is a Myth

Everything we know about weight loss is wrong — and it’s killing us. 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 »

On Our Radar—Feminist News Roundup: A Very Very Long List of Great Reads by WOC

Why haven’t you read all of these yet? Read more »

On Our Radar—Feminist News Roundup

When the union said no, the police said yes.  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: 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 »

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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