Category Archives for Body

A Case for the Red Vagina

I live in the Southern United States of America, also known as The Bible Belt.There are certain things I can count on here: mosquitoes, iced tea sweet enough to make my teeth throb, and a perpetual

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Reattaching the Hitch

This is funny. You know it is. Many of us have been there. Many of us are there right now. I skipped out on New Year’s Resolutions this time around because I know this is the exact track I’d be on.

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Desperately Seeking Skinny: Why We Need to Change Our Focus for Lasting Change

The sculpture Bronskvinnorna (The women of bronze) by Marianne Lindberg De GeerI recently received an email from a reader asking for help. She hates dieting but loves diet Coke (not because it’s diet,

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Body Back: How to Make Friends with Our Reflections

Newsflash, y’all!Kim Kardashian has her body back. No surgery, haters. So stop your finger-pointing and snide headlines, already. US Weekly calls Kim’s “exclusive” picture proof the ultimate

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Self-Loathing and Chocolate

I trip over spoken words. So when I woke up a few months ago depressed, upset, and not quite sure why feelings of inadequacy always make me feel so heavy and like I’m disappearing at the same time, my

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The Slut Shaming of Miley Cyrus

I didn’t watch the VMA’s earlier this week.  But while it was on I kept seeing posts on Facebook and Twitter about Miley Cyrus, how shameful she was, people wondering what happened to her, or

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The Fat Rash

I have a rash in the fold between my stomach and my lower stomach. Okay, that may not be accurate. Maybe it is between my lower stomach and the top of my foof – what I call the little puffy pouch of

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Oh Miley, What are we going to do with you?

Who hasn’t seen this? Miley Cyrus a la TwerkingI’m a bit flummoxed by this one. On one hand, I want to be supportive of women expressing themselves however they want to. On the other hand? I hate

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Frida’s Wardrobe: A Reminder

Museo Frida Kahlo is finally able to exhibit Frida Kahlo’s wardrobe. I’m very excited about this even if I don’t get to go to it in person.  Reports this week of Frida Kahlo’s Wardrobe

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GBP Showcase on: Body After Baby? Bullshit!

Girl Body Pride is coming up on a birthday. To celebrate, we are taking a moment to showcase our favorite submissions from guest writers and contributions from our regular team. Do you have a favorite

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