Body Positive TV Shows to Feed your Soul

Shrill

Dietland

My Mad Fat Diary

Orange is the New Black

Glow

Crazy Ex-Girlfriend

Drag Race DRAGULA

Okay, so here’s the thing… I’m a big fan of RuPaul’s Drag Race and I sorta want to include it (big shout out the plus-size queen, Eureka!) but there are many ways it has not been so body positive. It’s criticised for having very high standards and limited views of drag, plus it took a lot of inspiration from ballroom culture without honouring the diversity of drag. As we all know, RuPaul is 98-years-old (he’s not) and comes from a drag = gay men in wigs kind of background, so Drag Race heavily follows this limited narrative. However, ballroom was all about inclusivity for trans and non-binary people. For more about ballroom culture, I highly recommend Pose and Paris is Burning.

Naked Beach

Kathy Burke’s All Woman

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