Body Positivity

Body Positivity, breaking news, photos, comments, social media posts on this topic.

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“I’ve not had a period for years because I’m afraid to lose my ‘fit girl status’”

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Ally Sinyard
  • Fearne Cotton and Caitlin Moran
    Podcasts

    Fearne Cotton took a vital lesson about her body from a chat with Caitlin Moran

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    Strong Women

    5 elite athletes on how they learnt to love their bodies – and how you can too

  • Rock climbing and strength training
    Strong Women

    How I discovered my strength as a plus-sized rock climber

Latest Stories

Opinion

“Sexualised or shunned”: what it’s like to be a fat woman on social media today

The treatment of fat women online is extreme, they are sexualised or shunned, celebrated or criticised.

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Mollie Quirk
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Wellbeing

“How affirmations helped me deal with negative body image”

It took three simple words to heal myself.

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Nazia Khatun
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People

Jameela Jamil has some questions for you about body image

"Ask yourself why you’re making these changes? Who is it for?"

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Ally Sinyard
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People

Jameela Jamil nails the big problem with that proposal to weigh school students

“Being weighed at school was truly the minute my eating disorder started at 12…”

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Hollie Richardson
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Jameela Jamil expertly nails the toxicity of “pandemic body” pressures

She chatted with Laura Whitmore about body neutrality.

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Strong Women

How to deal with negative thoughts about your body

Psychologists and body image experts share their body image advice for lockdown.

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Ally Sinyard
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Lizzo responds to Tik Tok
People

Lizzo has an unexpected response to those “big girl” TikTok videos

She nailed it, yet again.

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Hollie Richardson
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Beauty

How to build a satisfyingly decadent body care routine

Because skincare shouldn't stop at your collarbones.

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Meena Alexander
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Jameela Jamil calls out Adele tweets
People

Jameela Jamil perfectly articulates the big problem with those Adele memes

“It encourages us to demonize and become afraid of food…”

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Hollie Richardson
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Stacey Solomon talks postnatal depression
People

Stacey Solomon’s words on “feeling beautiful” during lockdown are a reassuring read

“I know it sounds really silly but I actually got excited to get dressed up and walk down the stairs.”

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Hollie Richardson
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People

Jameela Jamil really wants you to care less about losing weight right now

The Good Place star tells her followers to love their bodies “for what it does, not for how it looks,” and to simply “get your sweatpants on and survive.”

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Ally Sinyard
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Miranda Larbi
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9 Instagram accounts for motivation to get stronger

These influencers are keeping it real on Instagram.

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People

Dina Asher-Smith lives her most surreal moment by becoming a Barbie

“Eight-year-old me would feel seen”

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Hannah Keegan
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People

Salma Hayek brilliantly shuts down the troll who told her she had “too much Botox”

Zing!

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Jessica Rapana
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Long Reads

“I’m grateful for the body positivity movement, but I still want to lose weight”

In this body positive age, dieting has become a dirty word.

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Katie Antoniou
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People

Lizzo just called out the double-standard in body-shaming in the best way

“We don’t talk about your d**k sizes, do we?”

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Jessica Rapana
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Fashion

Model Felicity Hayward on why LFW needs to become more inclusive

“Do you understand how sad it actually is to say it’s groundbreaking to find designer in your size?”

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Felicity Hayward
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People

How tabloids used Keanu Reeves’ mum to make yet another dig at his girlfriend

Alexandra Grant wasn’t even at the 2020 Oscars, but tabloids still found a way to shame her.

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Kayleigh Dray
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Hannah-Rose Yee
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Lizzo just revealed how she overcame body dysmorphia in her 20s

“I can’t just wake up and be a white girl”

1 in 3 women follow influencers on social media even though they make them feel worse about themselves
Life

1 in 3 women continue to follow influencers who make them feel worse about themselves

Here’s why that’s a problem.

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Lauren Geall
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