Entertainment & Celebrities

Amy Schumer is Not Your Property

By Emery Gewirtz--Bob Proctor once said, “When you REACT, you are giving away your power. When you RESPOND, you are staying in control of yourself.” You own your own body, and therefore should dictate what happens to it. Resting, eating, exercise and even if you want a picture taken of it. The agency is yours.

Melissa McCarthy Just Opened an Important Discussion on Women’s Body Standards

By Kaitlin Irwin--Comedic actress Melissa McCarthy has become a popular celebrity in the body-positivity movement in Hollywood.

Wentworth Miller’s Honesty About Body Image is Refreshing

By River Zain Ceballos--If you're familiar with actor Wentworth Miller, you probably know him as the hunk from the hit TV show Prison Break that aired from 2005-2009.

Fired Up: 3 Hunger Games Stars Talk Body Image

By Kaitlyn Oberg--Twilight, 50 Shades of Grey, Divergent—the litany of blockbuster movies that have come out over the past couple of years have featured women in compromising positions.

In Defense of Kylie Jenner

By River Zain Ceballos--If you're familiar with anything Hollywood, you've heard of the Kardashian clan.

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