It's a New Year, and with that comes a whole host of dieting resolutions that never seem to work but always manage to return year in and year out. It's time for a new kind of resolution: ditch diet culture for good. With #DitchTheDiet2017, we're talking about the effect diet culture has had on our lives, championing bodies of all shapes and sizes, and hoping for a future where we're a little less occupied with the amount of space we take up.
I thought I had dealt with my body issues before I decided to do this shoot, but it turns out I was wrong.
Submitted by Irina Gonzalez | 02.13.17 12am
If forgoing all the foods I once loved to eat; if the hours clocked walking, swimming, and biking isn't doing it for me anymore, what will?
Submitted by Judith Liebaert | 01.20.17 11am
“It’s about uplifting and empowering women to feel like they can be confident and do anything. Not just dance.”
Submitted by Ambreia Meadows-Fernandez | 01.20.17 12am
I'm all about body positivity practices that require self reflection and deep emotional shifts. Therapy? Sign me up. Journaling? Yes, please. Painstakingly dismantling the lifelong belief systems...
Submitted by Winona Dimeo-Ediger | 01.19.17 12am
Some fat women never risk movement at all because of shame and fear of ridicule. There is logic in this choice. Tragic (often invisible) logic.
Submitted by Kimberly Dark | 01.19.17 12am
Forget ice cream out of the carton, the following limited edition treats from America’s favorite glutton gurus will be the new post-breakup sobfest snacks of choice.
Submitted by Claire Hopple | 01.18.17 12am
I have particular standards of beauty that I believe apply to my body — my body, and no one else’s.
Submitted by Ilana Masad | 01.17.17 12am
Clothes can be altered. Clothes can be sold. Clothes can be swapped with friends. In the meantime, you have to get dressed every day, and you might as well love the clothes you have right now.
Submitted by Winona Dimeo-Ediger | 01.16.17 12am