Category Archives for Pride

Missing the Point of the Whole Revolution

A celebrity put on a few pounds and the media responds by calling her fat. Hardly surprising.She responds by posting half-naked pictures of herself on her site and confessing to the world that

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Beautiful as I am

I sat down for my conversation with Beautiful As I Am photographer Leslie Carpenter frazzled from a day of handling oozing poison ivy (Thing One), girl drama (Thing Two), and a smelly-turned-bathed

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Good at Falling

Mexican Musings from MaineWe live on eight acres with a quarter mile long drive. And the mailbox is, of course and probably obviously, at the very end. Or the beginning, depending on which way you’re

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3 Editors in Search of a Definition

The GirlBodyPride Editors discuss Caitlyn Jenner, Jon Stewart, Objectification and MoreWe here at GBP were trying to come up with a response to both Jon Stewart’s excellent response to Caitlyn Jenner’s

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This is My Brave – Opening Up About Mental Illness

The holidays are coming up and for me this time of year is always bittersweet. The end of October marks the anniversary of my postpartum psychosis experience. Leaves changing to shades of yellow, orange

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Why I Love Hooker Make Over

The world of women thumbing through fashion magazines and loitering around make up counters for hundred dollar foundation and blush kits is a world that’s always been about the unattainable fantasy.

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Why I Chose To Regress Women’s Rights in Defiance

One of the questions I get asked most often at signings is why I chose to regress women’s rights in the city-state of Baalboden in DEFIANCE. I’ve heard everything from anger that I would regress

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Knots

In a recent email exchange with a certain family member about mental health (ok, my mental health), it didn’t take long before finding myself in familiar and somewhat frustrating territory.With

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In Which We Say to Hell with Resolutions (the Vlog)

I wrote the following as a post for Girl Body Pride and meant for it to be posted and just walk away. But I’m being told the words I wrote don’t suck and that I should share them and read them and

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Just The Way We Are

I asked Erin to “Gimme Sexy.” Rawr.Girl. Body. Pride. Justthewayweare.Girl. Body. Pride. JustthewayIam.Girl. Body. Pride. Justthewayweare.Girl. Body. Pride. JustthewayIam.It’s a chant in my head.

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