What does size 16 mean? Barely anything, Zoe Russell realises
Zoe Russell // 2 November 2016
In a culture which categorises some groups of women as unattractive, D H Kelly explores how this has an effect far beyond whether or not we find love or get laid
D H Kelly // 8 July 2016
An anonymous author endured years of anxiety about food and weight, but without a diagnosis to describe her experiences. She wonders how many others may be in a similar position
Guest Blogger // 2 June 2016
When Sephy Hallow decided to change her body, everyone seemed entitled to comment
Guest Blogger // 15 June 2015
Tara Costello hits back at her online aggressors
Guest Blogger // 2 May 2015
Responding to a story in which a middle-aged woman is told by her new boyfriend that her body is too wrinkled, D H Kelly argues that men who criticise their lover's looks are interested in power rather than appearance
D H Kelly // 20 July 2014
Gemma Louisa Morrison decries the promotion of dieting and negative body image in women's magazines
Guest Blogger // 16 August 2013
A guest post from Saranga in response to Chrissy D's piece from yesterday
Guest Blogger // 20 February 2012
Chrissy D considers why some reactions to Susie Orbach's take on slimming clubs are misguided and outlines her own objections to the ethics of them
Guest Blogger // 19 February 2012
A guest post from Chrissy D on the body improvement project relentlessly marketed to new Mums
Guest Blogger // 19 January 2012
Philippa talks about inappropriate questions regarding her body and disability from strangers.
Philippa Willitts // 17 August 2010
Philippa writes about girlcotting diets as new years resolutions.
Philippa Willitts // 1 January 2010
A new study by a food company has shown that British women now prefer to be curvy than thin. Apparently Kate Moss’ physique is much less desirable than that of...
Lola Adesioye // 22 July 2009
MTV are chasing after the TV modelling bandwagon with a show that ‘dares to go where no modelling show has gone before’. Where might that be then? Empowering women to...
Mel J // 21 August 2008
Today, I belatedly discovered an interesting project that my Facebook friend Corinna posted a link to a couple of days ago. Basically, Teresa of Teresacentric.com got so sick of complaining...
Holly Combe // 16 July 2008