Book bans have persisted throughout history, with poetry collections among the most frequently challenged titles. From Sappho to Allen Ginsberg, poets who realistically depict queerness, sexuality, grief, violence, and other urgent issues and experiences have faced backlash and censorship. Though banning
The idea of body positivity is simple enough: that all bodies are worthy of self-love, self-care, and acceptance; all bodies are allowed to feel beautiful—and the definition of beauty is boundless. But in practice, body positivity isn’t always so simple.