“How a doctor’s two-decade quest to grow the penis is leaving some men desperate and disfigured.”
“Angelina Mazza spends a lot of time looking at her body. And yet, she explains, she’s never truly seen it.”
Deenie Hartzog-Mislock confronts a lifetime of body image trauma when her marriage turns south and sexless.
On competitive running, exactness, and finding permission to be myself.
Devorah Heitner reflects on the ways she is reclaiming her relationship to her own body while grappling with the legacy of her mother’s poor body image and early death.
The Laura Lippman plan requires that you eat whatever you want whenever you want to eat it, and declare yourself beautiful. We’re not going to lie — it’s really hard.
Years after recovering from anorexia, Jasmin Sandelson writes a letter to the high school friend she idolized, and explores how hunger, love, and envy shaped — and ended — their relationship.
Brick had gotten a new jaw, nose, and cheekbones from a surgeon in California, costing him around $30,000, and still he was furious at women and the world.
A personal essay in which, in the aftermath of an eating disorder, Audrey Olivero builds a new relationship with her body — through knife-throwing.
In the aftermath of an eating disorder, Audrey Olivero builds a new relationship with her body — through knife-throwing.