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And how I learned to ignore them

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activism , culture, relationships, self-love

Everyone seems to have an opinion about fat women’s bodies. As the weather gets warmer—and clothes get skimpier—I worry about how those opinions are starting to ratchet up. Most days I feel powerful and sexy and ferocious, like no one can hurt me or tell me how to feel about myself. Some days I feel disempowered, like everyone’s opinion of me is more important than my own. And some days, I feel something in between.

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Literally whatever you want

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activism , frisky friday, how-to, self-love

If you’re one of the lucky ones living someplace where spring has any meaning, first of all, quit bragging. Secondly, you may have already started feeling the pressure to make your body conform to societal ideals of summer beauty. So what should you do with your body hair, from pits to pubes, this summer? Here are some fresh ideas.