activism

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My Body, My Choice: What Body Positivity Activists Get Wrong About Weight Loss

I think anyone who helps others embrace and love their body in order to change our societal standards of beauty is ultimately doing a good thing. But Read...
Irina Gonzalez    |   06.16.17   |   SHARE
Bodies
If anything, now that a reality star is the President, surely it's more important than ever that celebrities use their platforms to achieve positive outcomes?

In Trump's America, Celebrity Political Advocacy Might Be Just What We Need

Celebrities have a platform, and regardless of whether or not they’re affected by the decisions of the country’s legislators, they’re able to speak Read...
Amy Mackelden    |   06.6.17   |   SHARE

Breastfeeding Is A Reproductive Rights Issue — And I Am Pro-Choice

There are far too many stressors involved to force breastfeeding on new mothers. And far too many challenges involved to continue to pressure women Read...
Ambreia Meadows-Fernandez    |   04.28.17   |   SHARE
VoicesFamilies
Wear what you want, sit how you want, BE how you want. You deserve it.

#SelfCareSunday: Taking Space As A Form Of Resistance

Take up your space. Breathe and allow yourself to fill the spot you are sitting in rather than tensing your muscles and trying to hold your body Read...
Laurel Dickman    |   04.21.17   |   SHARE

Black CannaParents: Teaching Children Balance In An Environment Of Extremes

We’re living in a time where parents must do the impossible dance of humanizing the world to their children, while at the same time shielding them Read...
Jasmine Burnett    |   04.17.17   |   SHARE
"Unless we take a look at ourselves, raising awareness will only go so far."

While We’re Raising Awareness About Sexual Assault, Let’s Raise Better Human Beings Too

Raising awareness does nothing if we are not willing to become better humans, if we are not parents willing to raise decent human beings. Read...
Amber Leventry    |   04.11.17   |   SHARE
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It's Not Me, It's You: My Breakup With Body Positivity

It feels like a community that I don’t fit in now. Read...
joni edelman   |   03.30.17   |   SHARE
Beyond Before & After
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Finding And Losing The Pagan Community Through Activism

I wasn’t always a witch. Or a feminist. I lived a sheltered life as a child. We Read...
Bex vanKoot    |   02.24.17   |   SHARE