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Explore Body Liberation: Names & Faces



Photograph of Haarnam Kaur

Meet the model and body activist challenging beauty norms, bullies, and online trolls. Modeland motivational speaker, Haarnam Kaur reveals How her Beard is a Blessing.


When we talk about discrimination, we usually consider race, gender, and age. But what about size? Does your weight impact your ability to get a job or get proper treatment in the doctor’s office? Join Madison A. Krall for an in-depth look at the last accepted prejudice: fat.


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Photograph of Chrissy King

Chrissy King is a writer and speaker, as well as a fitness and strength coach, who is passionate about teaching women how to unapologetically take up space in this world. Listen to her podcast Going After Your Dreams + Gaining Body Liberation on Balanced Black Girl.


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Discover the men who are putting body confidence in the spotlight. 11 male body confidence bloggers you need to follow now. 


Sonya Renee Taylor is an author, poet, activist, and founder of The Body is Not an Apology movement, an international movement and organization committed to radical self-love and body empowerment as the foundational tool for social justice and global transformation.


Photo of Jessmyn Stanley on green backgroune


Touted as one of the modern voices of the body positive movement, Jessmyn Stanley’s account attracted attention when she started frequently posting photos of her yoga practice. But Jessamyn, self-described as fat, Black, and queer, is after body acceptance as a means for body liberation, which is where we all should want to be.


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Stand-up comedian Sofie Hagen tells the story of her own relationship with her body, recounting her journey from shame to defiance to joy in her body.