Towards a Radical Body Positive

  title={Towards a Radical Body Positive},
  author={Alexandra Sastre},
  journal={Feminist Media Studies},
  pages={929 - 943}
  • A. Sastre
  • Published 2 November 2014
  • Art
  • Feminist Media Studies
Under the auspices of the “body positive movement” there has, in recent years, been a proliferation of websites dedicated to nurturing bodily acceptance. Responding to the barrage of media images reflecting a narrow bodily ideal, the movement and its related sites provide a space to showcase bodies of all shapes and sizes. There has already been significant engagement with the question of whether these sites are helpful or harmful, asking whether they fulfill their mission of combating the very… 
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