The Body Positive Helps People Reclaim Their Health, Beauty & Confidence
On this edition of Your Call, we’re celebrating the 25th anniversary of The Body Positive, a healing community that rejects societal messages around negative body image.
A recent Facebook whistleblower report highlights how platforms like Facebook-owned-Instagram negatively affects teen girls' body image and harms their mental health. The Body Positive says: "Imagine a world where people in all bodies are able to reclaim their health, beauty, and confidence to live full, happy lives."
Athena Nair, performer and body positive activist. She has worked with The Body Positive since 2018 and is studying Psychology and Sociology at Tufts University
The Guardian, Dan Milmo and Kari Paul: Facebook harms children and is damaging democracy, claims whistleblower
The New York Times, Sheera Frenkel, Ryan Mac and Mike Isaac: Instagram Struggles With Fears of Losing Its ‘Pipeline’: Young Users
Vox, Anna North: The past, present, and future of body image in America