#Body Shaming

Why Do You Object To Breastfeeding In Public?

J.J. Barnes | Posted 09.05.2017 | UK Parents
J.J. Barnes

Before formula, there was breast milk.  Before bottles there was breasts.  The human race has lasted this long because we are physically able to nurture our young using our bodies.  That's incredible.  Women's bodies are genuinely incredible.  We can grow these humans and feed them with nothing except what our bodies naturally do and that is truly remarkable.

9 Women Who Give Zero F***s What You Think About Their Armpit Hair

The Huffington Post | Brogan Driscoll | Posted 26.04.2017 | UK Lifestyle

To shave or not to shave: that’s the tired old body image debate still waging war in certain corners of the internet. Women’s bodies are yet again...

Plus-Size Model Tess Holliday Boycotts Uber After Claiming Driver Fat-Shamed Her

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 20.04.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Tess Holliday has revealed she won’t be using Uber again, after one of their drivers fat-shamed her. The 31-year-old slammed the service on Instagra...

Amy Schumer Shows Haters What A Bikini Body Looks Like After Swimsuit Shaming

The Huffington Post | Brogan Driscoll | Posted 11.04.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Amy Schumer’s sizzling response to being body shamed while wearing a swimsuit has sent a powerful message to women who have ever felt self-conscious...

The Criminalisation Of Fat: Why I'm So Afraid Of Getting Fat

Clementine Prendergast | Posted 27.03.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Clementine Prendergast

all women everywhere Fat is political, sometimes so powerful it can govern over us. While I've worked hard to overcome my eating and body image issues, now feeling comfortable in my skin, I believe my fear of fat will remain for as long as society is afraid of it.

8 Famous Women Who've Hit Back At Body-Shaming

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 23.03.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Kate Winslet is an Oscar-winning actress, but it could have been a very different story if she’d listened to criticism from body-shamers when she wa...

Woman Body-Shamed While Eating Ice Cream Has A Powerful Message For All Of Us

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 23.03.2017 | UK Lifestyle

A woman who was randomly body-shamed by motorists has shared a “brave” video urging people to carefully consider their actions and the impact they...

Best Friends Respond To Body-Shamers By Showing They Give Zero F**ks About Dress Size

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 17.03.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Australian models Kate Wasley and Georgia Gibbs are best friends who just happen to have different body types - while Gibbs wears a UK size 6, Wasley ...

Lady Gaga Hits Back At Super Bowl Body-Shamers: 'I’m Proud Of My Body And You Should Be Proud Of Yours'

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 08.02.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Lady Gaga has hit back at body-shamers who made comments about her figure during her Super Bowl performance. The ‘Bad Romance’ singer received cru...

Fat-Shaming 'Increases Heart Disease Risk Among Obese People'

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 26.01.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Fat-shaming, and the pain caused by it, could increase the risk of heart disease in obese patients, a new study has found. Researchers said there is a...

Size 26 Woman Writes Open Letter To Bullies Who Laughed At Her In The Gym

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 06.01.2017 | UK Lifestyle

A woman trying to improve her health and fitness has written an open letter to people who repeatedly laugh at her in the gym. The unnamed Reddit user,...

Lena Dunham's Cellulite Is Centre Stage On Glamour's Latest Cover - And She Couldn't Be Happier About It

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 04.01.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Lena Dunham has praised Glamour magazine for not retouching her body in a recent cover shoot. The ‘Girls’ star praised the magazine for not digita...

Amy Schumer Is Being Body-Shamed About Playing 'Barbie' In New Film

The Huffington Post | Brogan Driscoll | Posted 05.12.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Amy Schumer has found herself the target of cruel body-shaming, after it was announced that she may play Barbie in a new film. Shortly after the anno...

The Easy Target Of Erectile Dysfunction

Ant Meads | Posted 24.11.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Ant Meads

bmm banner.jpg Given that erectile dysfunction is a common side effect, not only of depression, but also sometimes the antidepressants used to treat it, are we piling on to laugh at an issue that is just a further cause of shame and embarrassment to people who are already struggling in life?

Bella Hadid Body-Shamed For Being 'Too Thin' To Model For Nike

The Huffington Post | Rosy Cherrington | Posted 17.11.2016 | UK Style

Bella Hadid has faced a wave of body-shaming on social media over her new contract with Nike. This week the 20-year-old supermodel announced she was p...

Tommy Hilfiger Explains His Comments About Gigi Hadid's Size

The Huffington Post | Rosy Cherrington | Posted 04.11.2016 | UK Style

Tommy Hilfiger has set the record straight about his controversial comments regarding Gigi Hadid’s size. “The suggestion that I thought she wasn...

Gigi Hadid Wasn't 'Thin' Enough In 2015 According To Tommy Hilfiger

The Huffington Post | Rosy Cherrington | Posted 03.11.2016 | UK Style

Tommy Hilfiger has body-shamed Gigi Hadid in a new interview, revealing just how fickle the fashion industry can be. Speaking to Yahoo! Style, Hilfige...

Six Things Fat Women Shouldn't Be Afraid Of

Fran Hayden | Posted 25.10.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Fran Hayden

There are certain things that I've noticed no longer hold the same level of power over me as they once did and I've realised that there are a whole bunch of things that fat women shouldn't be afraid of, here are six of them.

No, Don't Eat The Cake! Stop Weight Loss Shaming!

Amanda Elias | Posted 11.10.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Amanda Elias

Something I've seen a lot of on the old WWW lately, particularly Instagram, are some posts and images from women who are helping to empower other women by feeling confident in their own skin. This, of course, is marvellous.

Bullied For Being Boobless At Twelve

Larissa Scotting | Posted 12.09.2016 | UK Universities & Education
Larissa Scotting

It was a joke that stuck around just a bit too long. I remember exactly when it started - that's how much the experience affected me at the time, and ...

Mum's Shopping Experience Reminds Women That Sometimes We Body Shame Ourselves

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 23.08.2016 | UK Style

A woman has spoken out about a time she thought she was being body shamed, only to realise it was all in her imagination. Constance Hall was shopping ...

Stacey Solomon Hits Back At Body-Shaming Article In The Sun

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 25.08.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Stacey Solomon has responded to a body-shaming article in The Sun by telling the world that she’s proud of the way she looks. The 26-year-old was pi...

New Mum Shuts Down Body Shamer At Swimming Pool

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 08.08.2016 | UK Parents

A new mum hit back at a woman who told her wearing a bikini post-baby wasn’t “appropriate” by proudly sharing a selfie on Facebook. Lexi Sinclai...

Body Confidence: A Warped Focus

Chloe Dorrington | Posted 07.08.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Chloe Dorrington

Not only should we be avoiding negativity towards those who are overweight, but we should also highlight that 'thin shaming' is just as negative. Who are we to say 'don't get too skinny' or 'real women have curves,' these comments have the same damaging effect as fat shaming. Judgements of people's bodies, whatever the shape or size, is unacceptable and needs to stop.

Why I'm Doing a Topless Comedy Show

Samantha Pressdee | Posted 29.07.2016 | UK Comedy
Samantha Pressdee

I feel safe and liberated standing in front of a crowd topless. Its a way of reclaiming my body and sexuality. Free the Nipple is not about telling other women (or men) what to do, its about choice, body equality and perception.