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Carnival Empowered Me to Love My Curves Before Body Positivity Was a Trend

Carnival Empowered Me to Love My Curves Long Before Body Positivity Was a Trend

Caribbean culture didn’t just play a vital role in my upbringing. It’s practically embedded in my veins and continues to help shape the woman I am today. As the child of a Trinidadian mother and Kittitian father, I grew up watching the Caribana parade in Toronto, Canada, where the procession of women dancing freely in […]

Why Aidy Bryant Felt Shrill Was Her Story to Tell, and How It Empowered Her on SNL

By now, you should have had time to watch all of Hulu’s Shrill. And maybe even watch it a second time. And maybe a third. It’s such a quick watch—six episodes, each under half an hour—that it’s massively impressive just how much the show manages to do and address as it tells the story of […]