Entertainment & Celebrities

Body Positivity: A New Direction for “Project Runway”

By Grace Bradley--During a recent Good Morning America segment, Project Runway judges Heidi Klum, Zac Posen, and Nina Garcia revealed that, in line with the body positivity movement, viewers will get to see a more body diversity and inclusivity in the upcoming season.

We Need to Talk About Why the Rob Kardashian/Blac Chyna Situation is Not Okay

By Emma Giordano--If you’ve been on the internet today, you’ve probably heard about the Rob Kardashian/Blac Chyna situation. While we won’t be sharing explicit details or photos from this ongoing story, we do need to address why this behavior is unacceptable.

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.

Aaron Carter Spoke Up About His Body Image Struggle – Here’s Why It Matters

By River Ceballos--Last week, while browsing the internet, I came across a headline that read, "Aaron Carter Explains Again Why He's So Skinny." Upon reading the article I found out that Aaron Carter suffers from a disorder called a hiatal hernia – a disorder that I also suffer from, caused by my years of living with bulimia.

5 Reasons Why Sookie St. James is a Body-Positive Hero

By Emily Pennington--Sookie St. James from Gilmore Girls managed to become the woman whom everyone wants to be friends with. She is fun, entertaining, determined, and supportive. But not only is Sookie an incredible person, she is also a confident, body-positive woman whom young girls everywhere can look up to.

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