Entertainment & Celebrities

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.

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.

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