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The Curve Confessionals: Jenna

About the interview: Jenna and I first met as youngsters in middle school, and have grown closer and closer over the years. She’s about as cute as a button, and in our interview honestly shares her own triumphs with being petite and finding confidence. She’s a superb role model to her younger siblings, and shares some incredible thoughts on my questions during our interview. Read … Continue reading The Curve Confessionals: Jenna

This Bestie Instagram Account Promoting Body Positivity is Everything 

A few months ago, an Australian-based model named Georgia Gibbs posted what she thought was a normal photo of her and her best friend, Kate Wasley, on Instagram. What she soon realized is that commenters would take to Instagram to accuse her of photoshopping the image to make her friend look bigger (okay, people are crazy, right?) and the photo would go viral. Shocked at … Continue reading This Bestie Instagram Account Promoting Body Positivity is Everything 

How I Feel About Lady Gaga’s Body Shamers

Let’s kick this post off with some positives – Lady Gaga absolutely slayed the half time show last night. She’s so talented, looked amazing, and her songs are fire. Not going to lie, she totally inspired me for those 12 minutes. She’s just a really cool, artistic person and sends a great message (Born This Way, anyone?). But how did I know it would somehow … Continue reading How I Feel About Lady Gaga’s Body Shamers

The Media’s Photoshop Problem – and this Lane Bryant Model’s Perfect Photo Clap Back

Scrolling through my social media feeds and flipping through magazines, I’ve questioned my fair share of photos for their authenticity. Airbrushing, tightening, whitening, and everything in between HAPPENS, and probably a lot more than we think. We all look at these perfect people depicted in magazines or on Instagram gawking at them, but do we really know how many rounds of photoshop that picture has … Continue reading The Media’s Photoshop Problem – and this Lane Bryant Model’s Perfect Photo Clap Back

Selena Gomez’s Powerful AMA Acceptance Speech

If you missed the American Music Awards and Selena Gomez’s acceptance speech for Favorite Female Artist last night – she just got real. If you didn’t know, Selena recently had to take a break from everything for self-recovery (including canceling shows in her Revival Tour), due to her struggles with depression and anxiety. She says in her moving speech, “I had to stop. Because I … Continue reading Selena Gomez’s Powerful AMA Acceptance Speech