Body Shame and Body Image
Body shame means feeling ashamed or embarrassed of one’s own body. It’s often used to refer to the widespread trend of people feeling shame towards the naked body or the “taboo” body parts like breasts, penises and vaginas. In countries like the United States, body shame has become normal as people are taught that the naked human body is immoral or dirty and must always be covered. Read articles and blogs below about the issues of body shame, body image and feeling ashamed of one’s naked body.