July 1 - 7, 2018
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Articles and Blogs
In A World Of Watered-Down ‘Body Positivity,’ The Tess Holliday Self Cover Is A Radical Choice
by Lesley Kinzel
“Women’s media is one of the worst offenders when it comes to making women feel terrible about themselves, and it often does so under a veneer of empowerment.”
Nobody believes that black people are in pain and it's killing us
by Jazmine Joyner
“it took me literally passing out in an elevator and being dragged into the doctor’s office for the staff and my surgeon to take my pain seriously. After that ordeal, I avoid the doctor at all cost.”
The journey from self-hate to self-love
by Ivy Felicia
"It’s funny… You don’t appreciate some things until they’re gone or you’re on the verge of losing it…This was a wake-up call to me…This was proof of how life isn’t promised…Having other people bathing, feeding, & walking you, is a humbling experience"
FYI, Body Positivity Is Not "Dangerous" Or Bad For Your Health
by Cory Stieg
"Experts have reacted to the study saying that the way the results were framed was misleading and sloppy, and dragged the author for not having legitimate evidence for any of their claims."
Save Your Girls From Instagram
by Lexie Kite
"a young girl’s access to Instagram is like a master class in objectification. Taught by influencers and peers... she will learn at the speed of light that she is her body, and that her body is her ticket to happiness, fulfillment, power, and love."
Time to turn off the Tap: Why Emotional Freedom Technique is dangerous nonsense
by Alex Langford
“Every second someone spends having “tapping therapy” is time they could be spending seeking effective treatment for their mental illness, or perhaps even worse, for their physical illnesses.”