Entertainment & Celebrities

5 Ways Harry Potter Characters Reinforce Body Positivity and Feminism

By Palmer Hipp--If you’re like me, you’ve read each Harry Potter book multiple times and you live for ABC Family’s Harry Potter Weekend. The story of Harry, Ron, Hermione and friends captivates readers; it’s relatable, yet it also plays with our imagination.

'Exercise Queen' Kayla Itsines Regrets 'Bikini Body Guide'

By Palmer Hipp--Kayla Itsines has created a fitness cult with just two words: bikini body. With more than five million Instagram followers, Kayla’s global network keeps growing.

The Best Moments from Beyoncé’s CFDA Speech

By Palmer Hipp--Beyoncé is this year’s CFDA Fashion Icon—as if Queen B needs an award to tell her how much she slays. She delivered a powerful speech honoring her mother, grandmother and uncles and their roles in her career, stating, “Thank you for showing me that having presence is about far more than the clothes you wear and your physical beauty. Thank you for showing me how to take risks, work hard and live life on my own terms.”  

Kourtney Kardashian’s Dismissal of the Word “Fat” is a Great Start

By Kaitlin Irwin--If there was ever a time to applaud a Kardashian, it would be now. Kourtney Kardashian stood out on a recent episode of Keeping Up With the Kardashians when she asked her mother, Kris Jenner, not to say “fat” in front of her daughter.

Dear Demi, it’s Time to Stop Focusing on Our Flaws

By Siena Roberts--In today’s society, you can’t do anything without being criticized. For example, when Demi Lovato posted body positive photos on her Snapchat, Seventeen Magazine called her out on it.

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