IUD and other various birth control methods on white table with petals scattered

‘This is so unbelievably common’: Women on TikTok are talking about their experiences with birth control side effects

'It’s crazy that at this point women still have to deal with these side effects.'

On May 7, 2022 by Brooke Sjoberg

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People are body-shaming Aubrey O’Day on Instagram—it needs to stop

'When is this industry going to stop abusing women’s bodies?'

On Sep 2, 2020 by Nahila Bonfiglio

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Roxane Gay calls out Australian ‘feminist’ website for ‘cruel and humiliating’ treatment

'Will she fit into the office lift? How many steps will she have to take to get to the interview?'

On Jun 13, 2017 by Samantha Grasso

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The plus-size community is shattering stereotypes about fitness

Forget Thinspiration. This online community is plus-size and proud.

On Feb 16, 2016 by Molly Stier

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Ignored by the wedding industry, plus-size brides inspire each other online

'Having a full range of wedding attire available to fat people should not be an issue, but it is.'

On Jan 26, 2016 by Emma Sarran Webster

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Apple’s iPhone 6s can weigh plums, in case you ever need it to

If Apple won't allow third-party scale apps, it better be developing its own.

On Oct 29, 2015 by Mike Wehner

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What happened when a weight loss clinic messed with the wrong body-positive vlogger

So Meghan Tonjes called up the clinic to confront them.

On Sep 25, 2015 by Marianne Kirby

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Beauty company makes ugly move by participating in fat-shaming hashtag

Brands, stop trying to engage.

On Jul 6, 2015 by Jaya Saxena

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Fashion designer has a great explanation for banning body-shaming terms on her site

She wants to emphasize staying fit and healthy instead of being thin and skinny.

On Jun 2, 2015 by Aja Romano

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Science debunks the idea that you can burn lots of calories just by thinking hard

It was a good thought—no pun intended.

On Apr 30, 2015 by Cynthia McKelvey

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After torrent of criticism, Fox News host apologizes for fat-shaming Kelly Clarkson

Let this be the last time such an apology is necessary.

On Apr 6, 2015 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw

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Subway tells women to stay skinny for sexy Halloween costumes

Because nothing says "Trick or Treat" like the sexual objectification of women. 

On Oct 3, 2014 by Aja Romano

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To the writer of ‘Dear Fatty’: Where you see fat, I see armor

That is not my story. This is my story.

On Apr 17, 2014 by [email protected]

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Japan now has a ‘plus-sized’ idol group called Chubbiness

Chubbiness plays on Japan's current obsession with "marshmallow girls."

On Feb 4, 2014 by Cassandra Khaw

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Photographer’s Wait Watchers series turns the gaze back on fat shaming

In a world of impossible beauty standards and increasingly robust pant sizes, Haley Morris-Cafiero takes a stand on body image.

On Apr 30, 2013 by Jennifer Abel