Topic: body positive

The Amazing Body Positive Essay Every Woman At Every Weight Should Read

The Amazing Body Positive Essay Every Woman At Every Weight Should Read

You may have seen some coverage around the internet of the “Bodies Aren’t Ugly, Bullying Is” project, spearheaded by blogger Jes Baker of The Militant Baker. It’s a terrific project, one that I’m glad is getting more major attention. But what’s even better is that Baker has just penned a seriously amazing essay titled “Things no one will tell fat girls…so I will.” And I think Baker’s essay should be required reading for everyone who has a body, no matter their weight or their gender. More »

Even For The Natural Model Movement, Body Acceptance Is An Issue

Even For The Natural Model Movement, Body Acceptance Is An Issue

As much as Hollywood, the media and advertisers like to think we are attracted to stick-thin models who are airbrushed and photoshopped to a “perfection” that doesn’t even resemble reality, we don’t. That’s why natural models are so awesome. They represent more of the true woman today, and we love their true bodies. It seems they would too. But, that’s not always the case.

We were actually pretty surprised to find out that these models struggle with body acceptance too–even though they are the ones who are encouraging us to accept our own “real” bodies. More »