For the Sex and Relationships special issue, editors report on the body positivity movement, student’s experiences with eating disorders and diet culture, legislation for the welfare of the LGBTQ community in the military and the journey to self-love.
#OPINION: Films about queer relationships are necessary, but representation is only a fraction of the work society must do. It’s important to ensure changes translate over to the real world and aren’t just relegated to a screen.
#OPINION: In a society that relies on human connection and relationships, it is vital for people to create deep bonds with one another. Unfortunately, many cannot develop healthy relationships due to childhood traumas that affect their self-esteem.
#OPINION: Whether it be to prevent equal representation in the workplace or to block adoption and marriage rights, hateful legislation passed on all levels of government demonizes and diminishes LGBTQ people.
#OPINION: For a long time, I thought that self-love was something you “uncovered” and that it would always be there. I’m finding that — like so many other aspects of adulthood — it’s not as simple as that.
The online body positivity movement is changing the way Stony Brook University students view and treat their bodies through mental and physical health. The body positivity movement celebrates body diversity,…