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Feminism 101: The Battle over Body Image

2 months ago

The idea behind the body positivity movement — all bodies are good bodies — is a powerful one. But in a society that upholds a very narrow (and often unhealthy) image of what bodies should look like, it can be…

Grok Culture

Facing My Big Hurdle and Myself

3 months ago

Whether or not I should pursue a life as a singer was never a question; I have known since as long as I can remember that this is what I wanted to do. But when I was about 8, my…

Grok Women

Body Image: Our Perceptions

10 months ago

It’s everywhere in the media: body-shaming accusations, plus-size models posting pictures of their cellulite and empowering other women to do the same, Amy Schumer (who is my dress size) being called plus-size and then being accused of fat-shaming for trying…

Grok Women

Beauty in Unexpected Places

12 months ago

If you ever want to see a diverse array of women’s bodies in Los Angeles, go to a Korean spa. At these spas, the hot tubs, saunas, and cold plunges are for women only, birthday suits mandatory. There are women…