How Sarah Baartman’s Hips Went From a Symbol of Exploitation to a Source of Empowerment for Black Women

In the 1800s, Sarah Baartman was an African woman who was paraded around Europe, where spectators jeered at her large buttocks

Lifestyle

8 Ways to Manage Body Image Anxiety After Lockdown

Engaging with people who accept and appreciate your body as it is can help you feel more at peace with how you look

Lifestyle

Trans Kids in the US Were Seeking Treatment Decades Before Today’s Political Battles Over Access to Health Care

These kids faced tremendous obstacles in a world where the word "transgender" didn't even exist

Your Health

How Parents Can Support a Child Who Comes out as Trans – by Conquering Their Own Fears, Following Their Child’s Lead and Tolerating Ambiguity

Studies show that family acceptance or rejection has a big impact on a trans child's mental health and happiness

Your Health

Suffering in Silence: Middle-Aged Women and Eating Disorders

Shedding light on a condition that's more common than you think

Self-Care & Mental Health

Bra or No Bra? Navigating the Post-Mastectomy World

What feels best to you? That is the question.

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My Large Breasts Used to Hold Me Back: How I’m Loving Life After My Breast Reduction

Having smaller breasts has made my world bigger

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Sexy Starts From the Inside

Before you go buy new sexy lingerie, get in touch with your inner soulful beauty and let your sexiness radiate from your confident inner essence.

Sexual Health

How to Ditch Dieting for Good

If you're tired of dieting, it's time to try intuitive eating, a common-sense approach to eating that encourages you to trust your own inner cues.

Nutrition & Movement

Eating Disorders in Midlife

You may think only young women struggle with eating disorders, but the fluctuating hormones and stresses of midlife also put women at risk for eating disorders.

Menopause & Aging Well

Is Social Media Bad for Your Self-Esteem?

Women are less likely to be happy with their bodies if they spend more than an hour a day on social media, the findings showed.

Lifestyle

Social Media Friends Can Bruise Your Body Image

Seeing too many social media posts from friends about their fitness activity can harm your body image, a new study contends.

Lifestyle