I’ve written several times about various aspects of fat antagonism. But because the body positivity, Health at Every Size, and fat acceptance movements trend very white, there is little discussion—both within these movements and outside of them—about body image issues for Black folk. That’s a problem for several reasons. Mostly because I’ve been having a […]
This author never imagined she’d get to this magical place – a place of self-love. She’s powerful, beautiful, talented, and loveable. But unfortunately, in our society, she’s subject to shame for being fat, Black, bisexual, and a woman with unconventional looks. Read on for her journey in fighting for herself, and you might find some self-love for your own journey.
What do you think about before a date? You might plan for what you’ll say or wear. But what about who will pay? Here’s how common ideas about money and love relate to assumptions about gender and sexuality. We should be free to create connections that value our full selves. Get tips for thinking more about who pays for a date, and lose the patriarchal dating script.
It’s important to discuss kink from a feminist perspective because of the harm that misinformation about our desires can cause. This misinformation can lead to feelings of disempowerment in one’s a/sexuality and relationships, and erardicating that should be part of the foundation of any intersectional feminist movement. So let’s bust three common myths about BDSM.