Tag Archives: Body Image

Vagina Wars

TweetIt was in March of this year when Jenny Block, celebrated author of Open: Love, Sex and Life in an Open Marriage, wrote a counter argument in Huffington Post to my article titled My Vagina Smells Like Shame. ‘If you think there is something wrong with the way a vagina smells, you need to get [...]
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All About That “All About That Bass” Song

TweetI know, I know. Meghan Trainor’s new song All About That Bass isn’t the perfect body-loving anthem we’ve been waiting for. It’s problematic, and somewhat exclusionary, and still heavily invested in the power of the male gaze. But still. I only had to hear All About That Bass once and I was hooked. Within an [...]
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A brave crusader, opening many doors

TweetCross-posted from UN Women A true force of nature: this is how she is popularly known. Braving criticism and challenging discrimination and stereotypes, Georgina Beyer paved a new path when she became the world’s first openly transsexual mayor in 1995, as well as the first openly transsexual Member of Parliament (MP) in 2000. A long-standing [...]
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On “flattering” clothes

TweetBased on numerous conversations with my mother about my weight, please find below a list of clothes that she considers flattering for my (UK) size 14/16, pear-shaped, 5 ft 7 body: Kaftans. This morning she commented that a pair of smart trousers I wear at least once a week had a hole in and would [...]
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Melissa Fabello: Body Image Vlogger, Editor for Everyday Feminism

TweetThis post by Aubrey Wallace originally appeared on Ravishly.com, an alternative news+culture site for women. Body positivity is Melissa Fabello’s forte. Whether she’s vlogging about eating disorders and the media or writing about sexual positivity, Fabello’s focus on self acceptance is nothing short of amazing. A sex educator with a Masters in Human Sexuality, she has a website, a vlog and is an [...]
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