I have been in a long term relationship for the last six years. We met in college, he was my best friend, and then things slowly turned into a friendship rather than a romance. We tried to make it work for years but in the end we admitted defeat. It’s been a hard few months…
It seems like at every turn, we’re reminded that our biological clock is ticking and our eggs are dying – if you want kids, you need to hurry it up already.
We need to expect more. How are we supposed to expect healthy relationships in our own lives when our models tell us that we are supporting characters in our own lives?
We Are Living Cutes’ body diversity campaign isn’t like anything you’ve ever seen before.
“Point being, fat characters have inherent qualities in media before the viewer can even know anything about them.”
A whole lot of learning begins with unlearning. That’s what I’ve been doing for the past year or so. Learning about body positivity by unlearning what I’ve been taught about bodies and their worth.
Trending shows and influencers are shaping the way young womxn see their bodies. It’s also changing the way they validate relationships. By Sara Remus and Linda Ayrapetov On the surface, the concept of a “Revenge Body” may seem harmless. In the context of relationships, it’s regarded as a coping mechanism – a way to move…
The lack of LGBT+ acceptance in sex education “sends a dangerous message to LGBTQ students, along with their non-LGBTQ peers, that they are not an equal and valued part of the school community,” according to Dr. Joe Kosciw, GLSEN’s Chief Research and Strategy Officer.
Kaye takes several moments like this throughout the book to reflect on her progress since the beginning of her transition. “I can wear what I want and use makeup, and it’s okay,” Kaye observes on June 13th. “I’ve worked past so much self-shame.
It was cases like these that made me think that I would have to try a little harder to get someone to desire me. I felt like because of my size, I was just going to have to miss out on amazing, pleasurable sex.