The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

Opinion | Calling a woman “brave” for posting photos of her body is not a compliment

Opinion | Calling a woman “brave” for posting photos of her body is not a compliment

By Remy Samuels, Staff Columnist November 11, 2020
We need to stop using language, particularly toward women, that enforces this ideal that being skinny is the norm and that having a bigger body is something to be ashamed of.
Opinion | More male representation needed in body positivity movement

Opinion | More male representation needed in body positivity movement

By Paige Lawler, For The Pitt News September 16, 2019
In order to help rectify these consequences, it is vital that men be equally represented in the body positivity movement.
Opinion | Summer bodies do not require body transformation or weight loss

Opinion | Summer bodies do not require body transformation or weight loss

By Anne Marie Yurik, Staff Columnist July 16, 2019
Nobody needs to alter, change or conceal their natural shape simply because it is summertime.
Krause includes quotes from the subjects on the Instagram and Facebook page for the project. (Photo by Christian Snyder l Contributing Editor)

Send nudes: student artist draws on body positivity

By Sarah Morris / Staff Writer October 5, 2017

Every couple of weeks, more than 100 people scroll through their Instagram feeds and see a penciled sketch of a woman’s body accompanied by a short description about body positivity by user takeback_thenude. Sarah...

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