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How I deal with online hate (as someone with 20k+ followers)

I get a lot of messages of support and kindness every day from people, both men and women, who say that seeing me, a fat babe, being so confident and at home in my skin is inspiring to them. I also get a lot of hate messages every day from trolls who tell me to kill myself, send death threats, and tell me I'm ugly using every kind of language imaginable. So, how did I get over it? How do I not let the hate get to me…

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Getting stoned with my vagina revolutionized my feelings about my own sexual body

Why a perfectly healthy, vibrant woman would be ashamed of her own perfectly healthy, vibrant vagina is a different subject all together. We will file that one under "Future bones to pick with the Patriarchy." A different story for a different day. We will just say that hiding and quieting my vagina has just sort of been a major part of my role as a female, and hiding tends to lead to shameful feelings. Am I Right?

But today was for me and my vagina. I applied my beaver balm, generously. It melted like butter and felt warm, with a nice tingle. I pulled my pants and undies back up and went about my business, tidying the house, made myself a cup of coffee. Usual stuff. Twenty minutes later, my vagina was stoned…

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#effyourbeautystandards: The number on the scale does NOT define me

This has taken a lot of lady balls to post. But you know what?! #effyourbeautystandards! People may make assumptions about me — the way I dress, the way I carry myself — but let me tell you my story… I have struggled almost my whole life with poor self image. It was a lot worse growing up; it started very young in my pre-teens and it affected everything I saw in the mirror, not just my body. It's only been in my adult years where I've truly started to accept me for me.

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25 body-positive and feminist New Year's resolutions

With so many companies trying to seasonally body-shame us into buying their products, while promoting the marginalization of minorities using New Year's resolutions as a catalyst, how can we stay positive this New Year? I've compiled a list of positive New Year's resolutions that are either feminist, body-positive or all about essential self-care. Enjoy!

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4 steps to having a successful and body-positive boudoir shoot

A lot of people think that they can't do boudoir photography; that they're too big, too old, too awkward, not pretty enough, etc. That's just not the case. Absolutely anyone on the planet can do boudoir. No matter what stage you are on your body-positive journey, doing a boudoir shoot can help boost your confidence! Here are my steps to having a successful and awesome boudoir shoot…