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Woman Has To Explain To Female Airport Security Guard What A Tampon Is
As 21st century women with easy access to female sanitary products it's all too easy to forget that, despite that pesky tampon tax, we're actually the lucky ones. This is a idea that hit all too close to home for one BBC journalist on a recent trip to Egypt...
New Mum Shares Honest Photos Of Her Post-Baby Belly In A Bid To Help Women Embrace Theirs
Learning the ropes, running on no sleep, up to your eyeballs in nappies - becoming a mum is hard enough without the added pressure of losing the baby weight and bouncing back into shape. So why do we all do it to ourselves...
Irish Teenager Is Sectioned After Asking For An Abortion
It seems crazy that in this day and age, some women still are unable to have an abortion if they should need one, but sadly that is still the case in Ireland, where abortion is illegal under Irish laws...
This Artist Creates Paintings From Her Menstrual Blood To Highlight Period Poverty
Zoe Ward bleeds for her art - literally. Now, most people say art is subjective, but there's no denying that Zoe's latest painting is made from menstruation. Yep, that's definitely period blood you're looking at right there...
YAS! Science Says Plus Sized Women Are Having A Positive Impact On Our Mental Health
We all know the scarily thin women on the catwalk and fashion spreads don't resemble women IRL, but that doesn't stop us comparing ourselves to them and feeling hella bad as a result. Now, results of...
Women Are Asking To Have Their "Bra Bulge" Surgically Removed And We're Very Confused
We all have parts of our body that we don't like. Be it cellulite, stretch marks, hip dips - the list goes on - but this is one we've never heard of before. Women are so unhappy by what's been termed as their "bra bulge" that they're having it surgically removed...
The #JiggleForJoy Movement Will Make You Learn To Love Your Lady Lumps
We've all sat and scrolled through Instagram and wondered how many ab crunches/ miracles it would take to look even half as good as these otherworldly #fitfam women. Especially when Ben & Jerry's and Domino's exists...
Woman Frankly Explains Why We Shouldn't Feel Like Sh*t If Our Boyfriend's Got A Better Body
The pressure for women to achieve and maintain a perfectly-proportioned size 8 body is more rife than ever but can you imagine just how inferior you'd feel if your partner was sculpted to within an inch...
The Hottest Summer Trend Is The Visible Belly Outline, And Here's The Proof
While social media may have its flaws when it comes to promoting body confidence ('fit fam' ab spam anyone?) sometimes we can rely on it for the body positive boost we all need. Enter this blogger promoting and totally owning 'the visible belly outline' we're all guilty of hiding and stressing over...
This Girl Dumped Her Jerk Boyfriend After He Commented On Her 'Cellulite' In Bikini Pic
The sign of a good boyfriend is being able to wear anything in front of them and they still think you look great. You could be wearing a bin bag, tied round the waist with some raggedy old string, and they'd still think you looked the t*ts...
This Teenager Is Teaching Us A Valuable Lesson In Body Positivity After Facing Her Biggest Fear
In a world where women are bombarded with unrealistic beauty ideals, we welcome preachers of body-positivity with open arms. Teenagers may get a bad rep 'cos hormones but this brave 13-year-old girl is teaching us a valuable in self-love many older, famous females have failed to...
This Model Was Sacked For Being On Her Period And It's Not Okay
Our monthly curse, also known as periods, are never easy to deal with at the best of times but spare a thought for Rachel Rickert. The model was unfairly shamed and fired from a recent modelling job as...
Good News Ladies: A Period Emoji Is Coming
No matter how many emojis appear on our phones, we always want more. Whether it's a merman or a unicorn, we just can't get enough. And now Plan International are campaigning for the emoji we all really desperately want and need: the period emoji...
Instagram Account 'Tampons In Beautiful Places' Turns Taboo Into Art
Us ladies know the beauty of tampons - although definitely not a luxury item, they give us a comfortable period that many other girls in the world don't get to experience - and let us wear whatever pants we damn well please...
Vegan Bloggers Are Teaching Women How To Stop Their Periods Through Dieting
We women all know that periods suck. They're uncomfortable, they make us moody and force us to eat a million cupcakes against our will. But they're a natural part of life, so we deal. But, according to a handful of vegan bloggers...
This Artist Creates The Best Middle Finger Up Response To The Thigh Gap
We are all perfect in our own way and nothing makes us happier than inspiring females celebrating that fact. Or poking fun at those unrealistic ideals which try and question it, for that matter. One sassy make-up artist is doing exactly that...
Woman Shows The Reality Of Losing Nine Stone In Brave After Photos
Texas-born Jordaan Spark is an inspiration to us all. The mother has lost a whopping 130 pounds which has not only improved her overall health but she's happier than ever as evidenced in her Instagram feed...
This Woman Got Rejected From A Job Interview In The Most Brutal Way Possible
The job-interview process is one of the most stressful you have to endure as a fully-functioning adult. The meticulous preparation, the intense grilling, the potential follow-up tasks and the anxious...
These Texts Show The Terrifying Reality Of Life As A Domestic Abuse Victim
One Imgur user's post is going viral for its horrifying and very real portrayal of domestic abuse which she experienced at the hands of her ex-husband. She has now been divorced from him for three years, but keeps these screenshots as a positive reminder of how far she's come...
This Woman Posted A Powerful Photo To Show The Reality Of Depression
This Mental Health Awareness Week, we're shining the spotlight on those encouraging us to talk about our mental health as we all know that a problem shared is a problem halved. Leading the way is Katelyn...
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