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Body Positivity Week

Body Positivity Week

21 Things We Wish We Could Tell Our Younger Selves

"Your 'nappy' hair and dark skin are not negatives, and in time you will feel like a goddess because of them."

Men Re-Create Iconic Photos And Get Photoshopped With Their Ideal Body Types

Four regular guys re-create famous photos of male celebrities and are photoshopped with their ideal body types.

27 Activities That Have Improved People's Body Image

Psssst — they're not all athletic ones, either.

14 Plus-Size Guys Who Are Way Too Hot To Handle

*Chugs gallon of water, slams it on table* ANOTHER.

17 Women Who Can Rock Cheeky Swimsuits

Literally any, and every, woman.

I Tried Botox To Get Rid Of My Migraines, And It (Sort Of) Worked

A girl’s gotta do what a girl’s gotta do to keep her head from imploding.

21 Books, Shows, And Other Media That Can Improve Your Body Image

People reveal the books, shows, blogs, and more that helped them learn to love themselves.

27 Definitions Of Fit That Are All Accurate AF

Because it's so much more than how long it takes you to run a mile.

12 People Talk About Their Scars, Birthmarks, Skin Conditions, And More

"Everyone is flawed; some of us just have more visible scarring to show for it."

The Year Cancer Didn't Kill Me

About a decade ago, a doctor told me I had a 50-50 chance of dying from ovarian cancer. Here's what I remember from the year when I lived, instead.

What Happens If You're A Trans Person Who Doesn't Feel "Trapped In The Wrong Body"

Not all trans and gender-nonconforming people feel “trapped” in the bodies they were born into. So why is that still the dominant way to think about trans experience and identity? Maybe it doesn't have to be.

13 Things Your Vag Doesn't Need To Smell Like

It's a vagina, not a cocktail.

12 Lessons I Learned After Losing 80 Pounds & Keeping It Off

FYI, this is not a post where I’m going to tell you to keep a ~handful of almonds~ on you at all times.

This Clothing Designer Makes Nude Dancewear For Dancers Of Color

Because peach is not nude for ~everyone~.

10 Little Spells That'll Help Send Love To Your Body

When was the last time you paused to appreciate your nose?

6 Body-Positive Latino Illustrators Who See The Beauty In Curves

Six Latino artists tell BuzzFeed Español what inspires them, and what goes into the process of creating plus-sized art.

This Woman Proves Plus-Size Fashion "Rules" Are Meant To Be Broken

Kam Franklin of The Suffers breaks plus-size fashion "rules" in striped, sleeveless, and (gasp!) sheer looks.

14 Women Who Will Give You Post-Baby Body Goals

Because all bodies are beautiful. Thumbnail image via @coffeemomrepeat.

10 pessoas falam sobre como é viver com uma doença ou deficiência

"Não quero a pena de ninguém, só quero que me respeitem como respeitam as outras pessoas"

6 mulheres falam sobre manter os pelos do corpo

"Você pode pensar o que quiser, mas isso não mudará o que eu farei".

9 coisas que você deveria saber sobre namorar alguém com deficiência

Amor é amor, não importa que tipo de equipamento eu esteja levando comigo.

Conheça a halterofilista de Powerlifting de 17 anos que está quebrando recordes mundiais

LeeAnn Hewitt equilibra levantamento de peso, escola, trabalho voluntário, e tudo com muita dedicação.

Confessions Of A Former Former Fat Kid

I can’t go back in time to help the boy I was be kinder to himself. But I can work to be at peace with the body I live in now.

Here's What People Really Think About Height And Dating

"Having an extreme physical characteristic is useful — the way people react to it tells you a lot about them in an instant."

My Eyes Are Asian Because I Am

I’ve wondered if having eyelids that both held a double fold would make me happier, or at least less of a target. But my race, and myself, can never be defined by one little crease.

19 Beauty Experts Explain How Makeup Has Shaped Their Self-Image

Because it's about so much more than just covering dark circles when you're tired.

I Tried A Weird Vintage Weight Gain Diet And It Was Definitely Interesting

I spent three days cooking lamb chops, eating custard, and exercising my bust in a quest for turn-of-the-century perfection. And I learned that while some things change (a lot), other things never do.

29 Seriously Incredible Things People's Bodies Have Achieved

From beating cancer to saving someone else's life to nailing that solo against all odds, people talk about the awe-inspiring things their bodies have achieved. Warning: Includes detailed discussions about eating disorders, self-harm, rape, kidnapping, and abusive relationships.

Shveta Salve Finally Did An Official Pregnancy Photoshoot And It's Spectacular

"It's a unique and wonderful experience and every woman should be proud of being able to bring life into this world."

Single In Bombay: How Fucked Up Rishtas And Difficult Dates Push Disabled Singles Online

Finding love is hard. It's even harder when you've got a limp, a cane, and – according to arranged marriage labels – a "defect".

16 Texts You Might Actually Get From Your Vagina

"You didn't like this underwear, right?"

Here's What Body Dysmorphia Actually Is

It's not just another way of saying low self-esteem.

11 Fascinating Facts About Vaginas

Other than the fact that they literally bring us LIFE.

This Amazing Woman Has Become An Inspiration To Burn Survivors

"I'm happy because I've learned to love myself."

Worrying About The "Right" Kind Of Body Stops Us From Living

Our fear of fat keeps us docile and controllable. But what could we do if we stopped being afraid?

These Best Friends Put Each Other On Magazines And It Was EVERYTHING

Because let's face it: Your best friend is always the fiercest woman in the room.

Wrestling Taught Me How (Not) To Be A Man

Joining the wrestling team in high school built my confidence, especially as an Asian-American man. But it also left me with questions about who I wanted to be.

19 Size-Inclusive Places To Shop Online

Grab your girls...and your PayPal password.

This Is Why It's Hard To Accept Love When You Hate Your Body

Your insecurities are jerks. Kick 'em to the curb.

What Body Shamers Say Vs. What Their Words Actually Mean

Hint: You're not the actual problem. Not at all.

29 TV And Film Moments That Helped People Be Proud Of Their Bodies

"Because in case you haven't noticed, people come in all shapes and sizes and they're all beautiful. Put that in your magazine."

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