By Stephanie Padich--This past Friday, we found out that all-star comedian Amy Schumer has been chosen to play Mattel’s iconic Barbie in an upcoming PG live-action movie by Sony Pictures to be released in summer 2018.
By Victoria James--The live-action remake of the Disney classic Beauty and the Beast is set to be released in March 2017. Starring as Belle in this new movie is Harry Potter star Emma Watson, who is working toward redefining the standards of what it takes to be a princess.
If any of you haven’t already watched Great Big Story’s video about American circus artist Kayla Dyches, “How the Circus Saved My Life,” then you need to go watch it right now! In this inspiring and unique video, Kayla talks about her struggles with anorexia and how her passion for aerial continues to pull her away from her eating disorder.
By Victoria James--What has happened this past week goes beyond winning or losing an election – Americans are struggling to find the worth, safety, and comfort we deserve in this new country we envisioned.
By Victoria James--For decades, women in movies and books have been portrayed as “good” or “brave” but rarely as the hero at the center of their own journey. Wonder Woman defies this stereotype in the new Wonder Woman movie trailer, where she proves that queer women can be the heroine that feminists have been waiting for.
By Stephanie Padich--The No Mirror Movement (NMM) is a San Francisco-based nonprofit organization that promotes dance and wellness by encouraging others to “get out of the mirror and back into their bodies.”
By Calli Zarpas--Two months ago, I started a journey around the world that would take me to Europe, Africa, and South America. Since I believe that there are many definitions of beauty, I decided to search for the “perfect” body in each country in order to compare beauty ideals around the world.
Proud2Bme’s Rock Star feature honors the work of young activists in the body image and eating disorders awareness fields. In this interview, Proud2Bme writer Dana Land tells us more about herself and the incredible activist projects she’s been involved with.