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Body positivity is not one-size-fits-all

Body positivity is not one-size-fits-all

Asia Thomas, Staff Columnist March 23, 2022

It’s 80 degrees in March, and schools around the country are beginning spring break season. Daily beach photos flood Instagram feeds, and it can be difficult to fight the urge to compare oneself...

body respect week

OPINION | Tulane’s Body Respect Week celebrates inclusivity and positivity

Maiya Tate, Senior Staff Writer January 28, 2021

This week at Tulane is Body Respect Week, a weeklong event filled with programs and talks about how to respect yourself and your body the best way possible. I’ve been on a long journey finding dignity...

Lizzo

Living Lizzo’s truth hurts: The challenges of being an unapologetically fat Black woman

Shahamat Uddin, Intersections Editor January 16, 2020

There is no better way to start the new year than cleansing the trolls out of your life. On Jan. 5, Lizzo, breakout icon of 2019, did just that. Lizzo said goodbye to her Twitter account, citing the “too...

Can black women fit into the body positivity movement?

Can black women fit into the body positivity movement?

Nile Pierre, Associate Intersections Editor March 22, 2017

As we begin to navigate the new era of intersectional feminism, an important question buried under decades of history finally reaches the surface: Is there room for black women in the "body posi" movement?...

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