Books

5 Body-Positive, Empowering, Feministy Comic Books to Read Right Now

By Diana Denza--As a teenager, I had a bit of an obsession with a little thing called girl power.

6 #FreeYourBody Stories for Your Winter Reading List

By Sydney Quick--Reading has become a really big part of my life and an important tool in my recovery. Through reading, I am able to enter into different worlds—ones that are similar to as well as different from my own.

A “Cure” for Bulimia? Not So Fast…

By Joanna Kay--Refinery29, a women’s fashion and style website, recently put out a pretty horrifying book review.

Books: Mirror, Mirror Off the Wall

By Lisa Salvitti--Kjerstin Gruys is a sociologist and professor at UCLA who teaches her students about gender, appearance, and inequality. She decided to swear off mirrors for a year.

Books: Operation Beautiful

By Catherine Weingarten--Operation Beautiful: One Note at a Time consists of part real-life stories, part empowerment and part advice for a healthy mind and body. 

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