This anti-pinup desk calendar is equal parts comic relief and body positivity. Kara, the New York-based brand responsible for the $25 calendar, also sells great handbags.
Call it teasing, constructive criticism, or straight-up body shaming — it’s a uniquely sucky feeling when your loved ones put down your looks. If you’re heading home to spend time with such well meaning but often obnoxious folks, you may be bracing yourself for an onslaught of these remarks, since family seems more than comfortable to mention that you’re “too skinny" and "need to eat!” or that you’re “looking very healthy” (WTF does that mean?). If you’re headed to a family event where you might feel vulnerable to digs from a snarky cousin or hyper-critical grandmother, come up with a few emotional strategies in advance.
First launched as a body positive magazine by U.K.-native Jo Boon, the full-fledged body positive website now represents body positivity in its entirety — with articles, events and even accessories — and just released the first items in its body positive comfy sweater line. Boon tells Yahoo Lifestyle that creating a clothing line as an extension of her website felt like a tangible way to help people celebrate themselves.
For Eleanor Curry, the things at the top of her list are, of course, her children and her job, in addition to traveling and spending time with the friends who empower and inspire her — six of whom she invited on a trip to Los Angeles for a totally boss photoshoot.
Around this time annually, people around the world become spectators of the spectacle that is the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show — the self proclaimed “sexiest night on television” and undoubtedly the most exclusive. Diverse cast of women walk the runway of an anti-Victoria’s Secret fashion show.
Plus-size model and Instagram influencer Denise Mercedes, who has endured body shaming on social media, shares one simple notion to remind people why it's none of their business: because it's my body.
Glamour Magazine hosted the 27th annual Women of the Year awards in Brooklyn. Celebrities from the worlds of fashion, art, politics, science and more attended the event, and spoke candidly about sexual harassment and abuse, empowerment, body positivity, and education.
Khloé Kardashian and Emma Grede — co-founders of the size-inclusive denim brand Good American, talk about why they think it's important to be more than just another Los Angeles-based jeans maker.
In her video “Bikini Karaoke,” Riona, the Unnatural Woman, makes the argument that a bikini body is just a body with a bikini on it.
Digital collage artist Sara Shakeel wants to shine a new, positive light on stretch marks. So, she’s turning them into glitter marks.
Plus-size retail Torrid is heading into the final leg of its third annual model search. The competition's four finalists tell Yahoo Lifestyle what it's like to be a plus-size woman breaking into modeling.
For those of us who have been plus-size from a very young age, the discussion on our bodies (and of other people's opinions of them) that was started by "Real Women Have Curves" hit close to home.
“People assume I don't work out because I don't feel the need to post it all over the gram. ... it's no one's business what I do with my body."
Messalina Morley, 20, has been identified as plus-size through the modeling and pageant industries in which she's worked. However, she is using that status and experience to shed light on what she calls being in "the in-between."
She was given a gym membership at age 9 and forced to wear maternity clothes by 13. Now, plus-size model and activist Natalie Hage takes us on her journey of becoming a role model for curvy women nationwide, with the introduction of her original Yahoo series, "Curves Ahead."
Bella Thorne asked for no retouching on the shot, the 19-year-old actress explained in an honest message about her insecurities.
A body-postive model has posted an empowering photo of her cellulite on Instagram in an effort to encourage women to love their bodies. SEE ALSO: Women destroy body-shamer's tweet in most empowering way Model Sophie Turner posted an image of herself taken from a photo shoot, expressing how it made her feel "angry" to see her cellulite. "It was on my mind but why should it? I am more than cellulite, I am more than the belly rolls, and the back fat, and cellulite is normal!!" she wrote. A post shared by S O P H I E T U R N E R (@sophieeturner) on Sep 26, 2017 at 8:51am PDT Turner wrote that "it's natural for us ladies" to have cellulite, and "we need to stop seeing it as disgusting or ugly." "I’ve had cellulite since I was about 12 which is normal. After living with something for a decade it’s all a part of being me," she added. Love the skin you’re in ❤️ #nophotoshop #noretouchingneeded #nofilterneeded A post shared by S O P H I E T U R N E R (@sophieeturner) on Sep 25, 2017 at 9:35am PDT But, she says she's "still learning to love" her cellulite and "not hate it." "It’s a slow road to self love but it’s the best thing you can do for your confidence and mental health," she continued. WATCH: Why you probably, definitely shouldn't buy into this beauty trend
Body positivity blogger Megan Jayne Crabbe recently took to Instagram to share her experience with body shaming at a young age.
Amber Tolliver says her investors were only interested in making sexually inappropriate jokes during her meetings. She's launching a Kickstarter for her company, Liberté, to prove she can do it on her own.
“I still want designers to cast more sizes and not segregate sizing, and for agents to step up and not segregate sizing. I want to see all sizes, races, ethnicities, ages, everything."