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Ways I Have Called Myself Fat

Eat the Doughnut is a bi-monthly column by Becki Jayne Crossley, discussing body positivity, fatphobia in society and the media, and current events relating to the two! Content warning: this column will regularly discuss fatphobic comments, actions and ideas. – When I was a child, I called myself fat. I didn’t really …

How My Nipple Piercings Helped Me Learn to Love My Boobs

I was an early bloomer. When I was ten years old and already filling out a bra, my breasts felt like something that didn’t really belong to me. With boobs came a perceived maturity that I was forced to wear across my chest. I was still a child but the …

Why Are 19,000 More Young People Using Anabolic Steroids in the UK?

TW: this article discusses drug misuse, mental health issues and eating disorders In a recently released report from the Office of National Statistics (ONS), it was revealed that the number of young people in the UK using anabolic steroids has significantly increased, and that there are four times as many …