Tag Archives: Body Image

Mother attends daughter’s graduation in the dress that got her daughter sent home from school

Tweet A North Carolina woman made quite a fashion statement by wearing the same dress that got her daughter sent home from school to her graduation.  Tweet
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How I’m learning to appreciate different bodies

Tweet Last weekend my dad and I got into a conversation about bodies. While cleaning up the kitchen, we started talking about weight and body image, and for the first time possibly ever, I came out of that conversation feeling OK. No tears, no rushing to a mirror, no internal promises to start a diet [...]
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Feministing Jamz: Plus-size fashionistas remake Beyoncé’s “***Flawless”

Tweet Plus-size fashionistas GabiFresh, Nadia Aboulhosn, and Tess Munster give an awesome “eff you” to their fat-phobic haters in this remake of Beyoncé’s “***Flawless” video. Tweet
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The Academic Feminist: Melanie Klein on Yoga and Feminism

TweetWelcome back, Academic Feminists! As an academic feminist and long-time yoga practitioner, I’ve always been fascinated by the connections between yoga and feminism. When a piece published last month on xoJane set off a firestorm surrounding issues of race, gender, and neo-colonialism in Western yoga classrooms, it became clearer than ever that having conversations about [...]
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Daily Feminist Cheat Sheet

TweetCheck out WITNESS’s 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence Campaign, featuring videos on how to conduct interviews with sexual assault survivors. On the 56th anniversary of Rosa Parks’ refusal to give up her seat, meet the side of Parks they don’t teach you about: anti-rape organizer and investigator. Woman is forcibly sedated, forced to undergo [...]
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