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New Mums Rejoice! A Breastfeeding Cafe Is Opening
Getting a crying baby to calm down can be challenging at the best of times but when you know all the baby needs is some milk but you're too afraid to breastfeed in public, it can be really stressful....
24/03/2017
This Woman With Vitiligo Claps Back At Bullies By Turning Her Skin Into A Work Of Art
Sticks and stones may break my bones but words will never hurt me, or so the saying goes. But the truth is words do hurt. A lot! They stay with us way longer than any physical bruising does and effect us in ways we simply cannot control...
17/03/2017
This Woman Is Setting The Record Straight For Pregnant Women Everywhere, One C-Section Photo At A Time
Having a baby isn't always rainbows and butterflies, it's hard, it's painful but it's also the most rewarding and incredible thing our bodies can do, which is exactly what one beauty blogger is out to prove with her very honest postpartum photos...
15/03/2017
A Female Body-builder Body-shamed Another Woman In The Gym And People Are Understandably Outraged
If you've ever felt intimated by the so-called 'fit fam' that are a feature in every gym, you can spare a thought for this unfortunate lady who found herself on the receiving end of some very nasty comments, courtesy of a fellow female...
15/03/2017
Woman Takes Her Boyfriend Search To The Next Level By Putting Up Wanted Posters
If you're sick to the back teeth of trying (and failing) to find love on dating sites, in clubs or via good old fashioned blind dates set up by mutual friends, then perhaps it's time to forget all that and go back to basics...
13/03/2017
Meghan Markle Pens A Powerful Essay About Period Shaming
March 8th marked International Women's Day for lovely ladies all around the world. There were strikes, empowering speeches, and Richard Herring came out on Twitter for his annual Q&A sesh to let all disgruntled men know when International Men's Day is...
10/03/2017
This Inspiring Runner Shared A Photo Of Her Cellulite For The Best Reason
Today's dose of real body inspiration is courtesy of this empowering female runner, who is sharing a powerful message that how we look in a photo really ain't everything people. Kudos!
10/03/2017
This Body-positive Blogger Clapped Back To Trolls Who Slammed Her For Gaining Weight In The Best Way
Body-transformation photos have become somewhat of a social-media phenomenon in recent times and by now, most of us are tuned into the fact personal trainers who spend their lives exercising and Instagramming said activities don't look as sculpted in real life as they seem to online...
01/03/2017
Ordering An Angel Shot Could Literally Save Your Life On A Dodgy Date
Thanks to the rise of match-making apps such as Tinder, Bumble, Happen etc. you have the 'luxury' of securing a date every night of the week until the end of time if you so desire. You also literally...
06/01/2017
44 Things That Defied The Curse of 2016
The dust is finally settling on the year that can only be described as a never-ending sh*tshow. 2016 will forever be remembered as the year that killed Bowie (and many more talented greats of our time) and The Great British Bake Off as we know it...
20/12/2016
12 Life Lessons We Can All Learn from Iris Apfel
For those of you unfamiliar with Iris Apfel, a quick Google will tell you she's a 95-year-old New Yorker with a wicked fashion sense. What the Internet doesn't tell you is that she's the world's coolest glam-ma and with 95 years of life experience under her belt...
21/11/2016
'Cellulite Saturday' Is The New Body-positive Instagram Trend Calling Bullsh*t On Beauty Ideals
Smother yourself in X cream, do Y bum exercise - as women, we're constantly promised we can (and should) banish cellulite forever with this miracle cream or that foolproof leg lift, but one body activist...
03/11/2016
There's a Super Important Message Hidden Inside This Lavish Instagram Account's Posts
How many times have you pored over someone's Instagram page, enviously wishing you could swap places with them? Maybe a better question is: if you've never done this, do you even know what Insta is? From sun-drenched holidays to faraway lands to monthly city breaks...
06/10/2016
This Powerful Photo Series Shows The Raw Suffering Of Sexual Assault Survivors In Response To Brock Turner's Release
Convicted sex offender Brock Turner was released from prison early this week, after having served just three months of his six-month sentence for sexually assaulting an unconscious woman on Stanford University campus in January 2015...
08/09/2016
24 Things Every Girl Does In Autumn
Cancel that gym membership and throw out those 'leanin15' cookbooks - the time has come to abort mission: summer body (that you never really started). It's September which means Autumn is upon us, bringing with it the welcome excuse to favour carbs over cardio and over Instagrammed red cups...
07/09/2016
Watch Amy Schumer Shut Down Creepy-Ass Heckler
There's nothing Amy Schumer does better than tearing down misogynist pigs. So when a guy disrespects her at her own show in Stockholm, she made a spectacle of him the best way possible. If you need to know one thing about Ms Schumer, it's that you should not, under any circumstances, mess with her...
02/09/2016
Your Choice Of Instagram Filter Can Reveal If You're Depressed
Instagram is typically used for pictures of your breakfast, cute kittens and #OOTDs but a new study suggests your choice of filter can be an indication of whether you're showing signs of being depressed...
26/08/2016
#Mermaidthighs is The Body-Positive Response to Thigh Gaps We've Been Crying Out for
Thigh gap, smigh gap. Women of the Internet rejoice! Thin thighs are out and thick thighs are in and it's the best Instagram news we've heard all year. Females everywhere have reason to celebrate as we're no longer being judged on how much our thighs don't touch...
23/08/2016
'Does This Uterus Make Me Look Fat?' Why Women Need To Stop Obsessing Over Having A Flat Stomach
Although Instagram can provide hours of entertainment (I, for one, have scrolled more miles with my thumb than I've ran with my feet), mindless scrolling doesn't do your body confidence any good. With round-the-clock access to perfectly-framed and heavily-edited photos...
08/08/2016
Strong Is Sexy: Serena Williams Has An Inspiring Message About Body Shaming
Despite her exceptional sporting success and her incredible physique, Serena Williams is still often criticised for her athletic appearance. We know, go figure! But she's here to tell us that she would never change anything about her bod, cos strong sure is hella sexy when you're number one...
04/08/2016
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