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    Wellbeing

    ‘Chub rub’: it’s time to reframe how we talk about chafing

  • Pinterest has banned body shaming adverts
    Wellbeing

    Pinterest bans weight loss adverts – will Instagram and Facebook follow suit?

  • Opinion

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

Latest Stories

Kate Bottley on Gogglebox
People

Gogglebox’s Kate Bottley reminds us it’s never OK to comment on someone’s weight

“I know you think you’re being kind, but comments about weight aren’t OK.”

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Adele
People

The brilliant detail everyone missed in Adele’s birthday photo

Consider this the ultimate power move…

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Kayleigh Dray
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Jameela Jamil cutout on a white background
People

Kim Kardashian shares diet tips during lockdown, and Jameela Jamil isn’t here for it

The reality star posted about what people should “eat to slim down in a short time” – and Jameela Jamil had the best response.

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Kayleigh Dray
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People

Kelly Clarkson has a powerful self-love mantra for anyone who has been body-shamed

Definitely try this one at home.

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Hannah-Rose Yee
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“No, praising a woman for her ‘post-baby body’ is not a compliment”

When will we stop reducing women to their looks?

NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 09: Author Whitney Way Thore speaks onstage at 3rd annual theCURVYcon presented by Dia&co during New York Fashion Week on September 9, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Bryan Bedder/Getty Images for Curvy Events, LLC)
People

Whitney Way Thore is sick of everyone congratulating her on her “weight loss”

“I’m not out here to be anybody’s weight loss inspiration,” says the author and TV star.

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Kayleigh Dray
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Opinion

Let’s call those viral portion control plates what they really are – fatshaming

Who thought these were a good idea?

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Hannah-Rose Yee
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People

Jameela Jamil has something to say about her “feud” with the Kardashians

Once again, Jameela Jamil has reminded us that feminism isn’t about tearing other women down.

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Kayleigh Dray
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Chrissy Teigen and John Legend
People

Chrissy Teigen reminds us why we should never ask people about their weight

“I'LL TAKE THESE POUNDS AND THIS FEELING!” she tweeted during a raw Q&A session.

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lena dunham
People

Lena Dunham just taught us an important message about being “too much”

“At 32, I weight the most I ever have… and I’m the happiest I’ve ever been.”

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Kayleigh Dray
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Life

This woman has used her obituary to criticise the doctors who fat-shamed her

“No one offered any support or suggestions beyond weight loss”

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Kayleigh Dray
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Jameela Jamil criticises Kim Kardashian for promoting appetite suppressants

"You terrible and toxic influence on young girls"

THERMAL, CA - APRIL 14: Rihanna attends the FentyXPUMA Drippin event launching the Summer '18 collection at Coachella on April 14, 2018 in Thermal, California. (Photo by Joe Scarnici/Getty Images for PUMA)
People

Rihanna just isn’t here for everyone ‘worrying’ about her weight

The singer has long been the target of body-shaming internet trolls – but she refuses to let their jibes affect her self-image

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Kayleigh Dray
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People

Katie Piper on learning to love her post-partum body

The philanthropist had an inspired response to body-shaming trolls

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Kayleigh Dray
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Life

This Instagram post exposes the problem with how women see themselves

Louise Aubery makes an excellent point

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Sarah Biddlecombe
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Life

Your Fat Friend discusses what it’s like to fly as “a very fat person”

You need to read this eye-opening Twitter thread

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Kayleigh Dray
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Life

Chloë Grace Moretz apologises for ‘fat-shaming’ Snow White ad campaign

The marketing for Moretz’s latest film has come under fire

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Moya Crockett
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Travel

Flight attendants claim they were paid less due to their weight

“We have had our salary lowered due to our clothing size."

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Sarah Biddlecombe
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Mary Berry reminds us why we must never ask people about their weight

When asked how she stays in shape, the Bake Off star’s response was heart-breaking

People

Lena Dunham hits back at people congratulating her weight loss

“My body belongs to me at every phase, in every iteration, and whatever I’m doing with it”

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Kayleigh Dray
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