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Explore Body Liberation: Welcome


Artist's rendering of human body using bright colors

Welcome! Join us to explore Body Liberation. 

Explore the differences between body positivity, body neutrality, body acceptance and body liberation, and which approach to body image might be right for you.

Investigate this website to find videos, articles, podcasts and other resources to expand your knowledge of the history, people, and recent events surrounding Body Liberation.


Illustration of people with various body types

Body liberation is the freedom from social and political systems of oppression that designate certain bodies as more worthy, healthy and desirable than others.


Infographic about body image issues


Photo of college students in crowded classroom

“Body size is a diversity issue.”

That statement emerged from a thought-provoking conversation with Katherine Alexander, Ph.D., Associate Professor and Chair of the Psychology Department, who recently published a research study on Weight Bias in the College Classroom. 


Our collective understanding continues to evolve. If you have suggestions for further resources, please share your ideas with us by submitting this form.

For more information about Diversity and Inclusion events and activities at Carroll, contact Clyde Johnson


Curated by DEI Committee members and designed by CCC Library Circulation Staff.