Body Confidence

'I Am Beautiful': Woman With Severe Psoriasis Launches Body Confidence Campaign

SWNS | Posted 25.08.2015 | UK Lifestyle

A woman with a painful condition that leaves her body covered in rashes and scabby wounds has revealed how she's finally learned to love the skin she'...

Pregnant Weather Presenter Stands Up To Body Shamers

The Huffington Post UK | Ellen Wallwork | Posted 24.08.2015 | UK Parents

A pregnant weather presenter has given the "haters" who sent her "body shaming" messages a lesson in manners. Meteorologist Katie Fehlinger is 35 w...

Vile 'Project Harpoon' Facebook And Instagram Pages No Longer Exist

The Huffington Post UK | Brogan Driscoll | Posted 21.08.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Decent human beings, rejoice! Project Harpoon's Facebook and Instagram pages appear to have been removed following widespread online backlash led by p...

Majority Of Men Would Give Up Alcohol For Life To Have A Better Body

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 21.08.2015 | UK Lifestyle

It seems it's about time we started focusing on men, as much as women, when it comes to discussing body image. New research shows that British men ...

Teen Bullied For Birthmarks Covering Body Says She's 'Proud To Be Different'

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 18.08.2015 | UK Lifestyle

A teenager who was bullied for years has learned to love the birthmarks that cover her body - and now she wants to inspire others to have a positive b...

What The ‘Ideal' Woman's Body Looks Like In 18 Countries

The Huffington Post | Alanna Vagianos | Posted 17.08.2015 | UK Lifestyle

What does a "perfect body" look like? It depends who you ask - and where they are. UK online pharmacy Superdrug Online Doctors recently created a p...

Miley Cyrus Lifts The Lid On Life At Disney

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel McGrath | Posted 14.08.2015 | UK Entertainment

Miley Cyrus has given a revealing interview, in which she opens up about her body image issues. The star has come a long way since her days as a D...

Woman Pens Kick-Ass Letter To Man Who Fat Shamed Her

The Huffington Post UK | Brogan Driscoll | Posted 14.08.2015 | UK Lifestyle

A woman who was heckled with fat jokes by a man while out on a run has hit back with a kick-ass open letter. Lindsey Swift, 26, was out running wit...

Models Ashley Graham And Denise Bidot's Secret To Success

The Huffington Post UK | Ellen Wallwork | Posted 12.08.2015 | UK Style

Denise Bidot and Ashley Graham are two women proving that learning to love your body will not only make you happier, it can also open up opportunities...

Women Respond To 'Fat-Shaming' Troll With Brilliant Cake Pics

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 03.08.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Women are taking photos of themselves with cakes on social media in order to give a body-shaming troll a piece of their mind. The hashtag accompany...

I Don't Look Like Erica Schenk When I Run...But Thats OK

Julie Creffield | Posted 31.07.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Julie Creffield

Now I am all for changing up the imagery we see in the sport and fitness world and having positive role models when it comes to physical activity at every size for a change, but the fact she is a professional model somehow deters from the power of this statement.

Cancer Survivor Flaunts Scars In Inspirational Nude Photoshoot

PA Real Life/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 30.07.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Angelica Fenney battled cancer for 20 years, and won. Now, the plus size model has posed nude for a photo shoot in order to stick two fingers up to th...

Kate Winslet On Why We Should Teach Our Daughters To Love Their Curves

The Huffington Post UK | Brogan Driscoll | Posted 29.07.2015 | UK Lifestyle

As women we have a tendency to stand in front of the mirror and berate our bodies. But our readiness to focus on the negative is damaging, not onl...

#ThighReading Shows What Women's Legs Really Look Like

The Huffington Post UK | Brogan Driscoll | Posted 28.07.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Another day, another social media hashtag inspiring body confidence across the world. This time the focus is on our thighs. #ThighReading is encour...

Third Of Brits Unhappy With Their Bodies And Celeb Culture Is To Blame

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 23.07.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Being surrounded by images of perfect celebrities is having a serious effect on the nation's body confidence. A global study conducted by YouGov ha...

14 Women Pose Naked To Redefine 'American Beauty' On Their Own Terms

The Huffington Post | Alanna Vagianos | Posted 23.07.2015 | UK Lifestyle

The "American beauty" comes in all shapes, sizes, ages and colors.  That's what photographer Carey Fruth set out to prove with her photo series, "...

Woman With 85% Burns Scars Has Message For Haters Who Judge Her And Partner

The Huffington Post UK | Brogan Driscoll | Posted 21.07.2015 | UK Lifestyle

A woman who has severe burn scars has spoken out against complete strangers who judge her and her partner. Ash Shine, now 26, received 85% burns to...

Model With Down's Syndrome Lands Next Major Modelling Gig

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 16.07.2015 | UK Style

A woman with Down's Syndrome who became a model after adopting a healthier lifestyle, is now beginning to make waves in the fashion industry. Madel...

You Can't Search For #Curvy On Instagram Anymore

The Huffington Post UK | Brogan Driscoll | Posted 24.07.2015 | UK Lifestyle

While there is a certainly an appetite for body confident, plus size models on Instagram (just check out Tess Holliday's 900K+ followers), any user se...

Even Body Confident Lena Dunham Feels Insecure At Times

The Huffington Post UK | Brogan Driscoll | Posted 15.07.2015 | UK Lifestyle

From the outside, Lena Dunham seems like the most body confident woman in the world. Whether she's getting her kit off in 'Girls' or posting under...

Stunning Women's Photo Project Celebrates Bottoms Of All Shapes And Sizes

The Huffington Post UK | Poorna Bell | Posted 15.07.2015 | UK Lifestyle

What does a great bottom look like? It's both Kylie Minogue and Serena Williams; it's also Tess Munster and Cheryl Fernandez-Versini. Here to cele...

Teen With Swollen Leg Shows Exactly What A 'Bikini Body' Looks Like

Barcroft | Posted 10.07.2015 | UK Lifestyle

A teenager whose leg grew to twice its normal size is inspiring body positivity by posing in a bikini. Isa-Bella Leclair, 19, was born with a gene...

Plus Size Women Respond To Being Told They Shouldn't Wear Crop Tops In Awesome Way

The Huffington Post | Jamie Feldman | Posted 10.07.2015 | UK Lifestyle

With all the progress the fashion industry has made regarding body acceptance, every so often, something comes along and reminds us that there is stil...

What Happened While I Was Gaining Weight

Jamie Khoo | Posted 09.07.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Jamie Khoo

Yes, I have gained weight. I'm bigger and rounder and fleshier than I've ever been. But I've gained so many other things in the process too; the extra pounds of flesh and fat are just a tiny part of all the other abundances.

This Is for Every Woman Who Has Ever Been Told She's Overweight by a Man

Brogan Driscoll | Posted 08.07.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Brogan Driscoll

It goes without saying that any man who criticises a woman for being overweight deserves to be punched in the balls. And in the interest of equality, any woman who criticises a man for being overweight should be punched in the boobs. But this, in my experience, is easier said than done.