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My biggest regret: Why did I listen to all those oppressive, terrible fashion rules?
I will never recover the years spent worrying about my outfits while I was dancing – or about whether my body was the right shape while having sex

Hollie McNish

24, Mar, 2023 @11:00 AM

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My biggest regret: Why did I avoid the camera so much when I was young?
I should have cared less about my appearance and understood that my life, with all its messiness, was worth recording

Saima Mir

22, Mar, 2023 @11:00 AM

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Weight Watchers wins when our diets fail – it won't change society's broken thinking around food | Susie Orbach
The diet industry benefits if you become a customer for life: its profits soar with our failures, says psychotherapist, psychoanalyst and social critic Susie Orbach

Susie Orbach

16, Mar, 2023 @8:00 AM

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From short king spring to ‘short men are psychopaths’. When will the obsession with men’s height end? | Simon Usborne
A new study claims to have proved that the Napoleon complex is real – but it misses the bigger picture, says feature writer Simon Usborne

Simon Usborne

02, Mar, 2023 @12:17 PM

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Flies review – the effects of the male gaze on adolescent girls
The new work by Charlie Josephine gives us teenagers’ thoughts about objectification, shame, body image and sex

Arifa Akbar

28, Feb, 2023 @12:39 PM

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What straight men need to learn from Eric André and Emily Ratajkowski | Rebecca Shaw
It turns out that a lot of what women want is an interesting and/or funny person to talk to

Rebecca Shaw

16, Feb, 2023 @2:00 PM

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Big Thick Energy: the party taking body positivity beyond ‘big tits, small waist, fat ass’
Burlesque star Demon Derriere is behind a queer celebration of bodies of all sizes. She talks about fatphobia and the quest for self-love

Giselle Au-Nhien Nguyen

08, Feb, 2023 @2:00 PM

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A new start after 60: I survived cancer – and learned to respect my amazing body
For decades Sylvie Boulay agonised about her weight, happy when it fell, miserable when it rose. After two brushes with death, she has finally found peace

Paula Cocozza

30, Jan, 2023 @7:00 AM

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Young people don’t hate their bodies because they are weak – but because capitalism demands it | Zoe Williams
From buccal fat to cellulite, anything innate to humans that can be made into a problem will create a market for the solution, says Guardian columnist Zoe Williams

Zoe Williams

08, Jan, 2023 @3:00 PM

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I hate my ageing body. Why do I look at myself with disgust? | Ask Philippa
Observe your critical voice to put distance between it and you – and remember that the most attractive women are those who carry themselves with pride

Philippa Perry

08, Jan, 2023 @6:00 AM

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Piggy review – darkly fun horror wreaks brutal revenge on the bodyshamers
Laura Galán is a delight as an awkward teen caught in a web of small-town gossip and murder in this socially conscious Spanish slasher

Phuong Le

05, Jan, 2023 @10:28 AM

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Alva Claire: ‘I don’t do things by halves’
London-born, Brooklyn-based Alva Claire has established herself as one of fashion’s hottest models. But, as she tells Kate Finnigan, it’s been a long time coming

Kate Finnigan

19, Dec, 2022 @9:29 AM

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