Body Image

From thigh gaps to hipster beards, our preoccupation with our bodies is hard to ignore – and it’s made worse by the media (no surprises there). We’ve put together posts that try to encompass as many different body types and experiences as possible.

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You were very big that day. Not big in any physical sense of the word but just … imposing. You were...

How did you start your day? Maybe you slept your full eight hours, maybe not. Did you have some...

‘I am vain, false and silly. What am I?’ I am a person who wears a wig. This week, I watched BBC’s...

Social media has changed the way we communicate and connect with other people. When it was first...

Cannes beach has become the first to formally ban the so-called ‘burkini’, with the mayor of the...

A friend turned to someone else and said “no wonder she’s so fat when her surname is Broad” Growing...

the only thing that’s new is our phone features. The introspection and self-criticism are centuries...

As a British Pakistani woman, I’ve grown up with a mishmash of thoughts about what my body should...

Whether male or female, hipster or pornstar, body hair plays a huge part in how we feel about...

Alright people, I’m writing about penises. I was asked to write an article, and I have delivered....

I was 15 when I lost my virginity. It was to a long term boyfriend. We’d been going out for almost...

Content Warning: this post contains references to self-harm I hate my chest. There is no redeeming...

Warning: this post contains references to disordered eating and recovery from anorexia My heart...

This post originally appeared on Emily’s blog Em’s Trends I’ve always been aware of the fact I was...

I used to believe many things. I believed I was ugly when I heard it down the hallway at school,...

As a woman of colour, my perception of my physical self has long been influenced by the way society...