By Holly A.--I’ve been heavier than almost all my friends and all the girls in my class since I was five years old.
The Keep It Real Challenge will use social media to convince fashion & beauty mags to start printing photos that are not digitally altered. Sound good? Yeah, we think so too. Here's how to get involved.
Music is a powerful force. It can steady us when we feel shaky. It can keep us holding on. Is there a song that you turn to when you're facing tough times? There's a new project that wants to hear it.
By Ashley Michelle Williams--Life is not always full of rainbows and butterflies. When we face challenges, it’s human nature to feel the urge to shrug back and hide.
You wanna walk into the room like that other girl does...The one that’s always making everybody fall in love.
By Bailey Shoemaker Richards--Beauty Queens is an increasingly important novel in an atmosphere where girls are constantly measured by the size of their waists and not the size of their minds or spirits.
Is image everything? Holly Christina's song boldly takes on the Hollywood beauty ideal. "Dieting fits perfectly in a global industry that produces flawless celebrities. I just don't want that to be me."
Poppy Patrizza asked an interesting question on Twitter this morning: "What would it be like to describe your body without using negative words?" Need a shot of body confidence? Read the responses!
"You taught me to be stronger, to stand a little prouder, yell a little louder." 15-year-old Megan Landry wrote "Stronger" as a response to the bullies who tried--unsuccessfully--to make her a victim.
A list is posted. One girl from each grade is chosen as the prettiest & another is chosen as the ugliest. Nobody knows who makes the list. It almost doesn't matter. The damage is done the minute it goes up.