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"We’ve made strides for inclusion of women with different bodies in media, so I can only hope that in 2019 we start seeing progress for men as well." Read more

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"If there’s one thing I tell women, it’s push for the mammogram, because you know your body better than anyone els Read more

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"When I started transitioning, I became determined to be the best version of myself and my confidence started to change." Read more

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"It’s not just my body in this photos – I now carry a part of my donor’s body, too, so I’m showing both of us off." Read more

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"My life began when I decided to gain as much weight as possible. The moment I chose to become fat, everything changed." Read more

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"More than 20 years later, married and with kids, the memory of being gang-raped came back full frontal." Read more

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"It took so long for me to get diagnosed with endometriosis because society doesn’t validate women’s pain." Read more

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"I was a binge eater, but bodybuilding taught me to have a healthier relationship with food. Now I eat to make my body better." Read more

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"When I started cycling, I had to ask myself: Do I want to 'look good' or do I want to have a strong body that can ride longer and stronger?" Read more

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"When you don’t see your body represented on social media, in magazines or in everyday life, you have to come up with your own rules." Read more

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What does body positivity mean in 2019? Ten inspiring Torontonians bare all in the name of self-love. Read more

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"The most offensive thing would be for someone to assume I’m a cis man. I want people to see my chest and know I’m not." Read more

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Danika Lorèn: opera singer

Samuel Engelking

"When puberty came, suddenly I had a very womanly body, and I didn’t know how to deal with that. It’s taken me years to feel like the woman I’m displaying to the world." Read more

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"My hair plays a big role in my Chinese identity. It’s thick, wiry and dark, much like my mother’s. I feel like my hair pushes against my whiteness." Read more

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Devon O'Reilly: musician in Eyes Violet

Samuel Engelking

"Every time I had a panic attack, cutting was a daily thing. Some scars have healed and are barely noticeable, but there are ones that will be there forever." Read more

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Yami Msosa, anti-violence educator and activist

Samuel Engelking

"Being honest with the trauma we’ve experienced is particularly hard for Black women, and it doesn’t really allow us to take care of ourselves." Read more

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"When i looked in the mirror any tiny flaw was all I could see. I tied up a lot of my self-worth in that instead of thinking of myself as a divine creature." Read more

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"People need to know that breast cancer doesn’t only happen to women or older people." Read more

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"As a survivor of sexual assault – that’s very much tied into my art practice – every time I draw my body I’m reclaiming it." Read more

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"We’re born naked, and that’s how we’ll die, too. Why not celebrate it in between?" Read more

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