Ashley Graham’s influential presence has taken over the modeling industry. Not only does she inspire individuals of all ages throughout the world, but she has also set a new standard for beauty. She advocates the idea of “beauty beyond size” and not letting others dictate what they think your body should look like. Through her […]

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Mattel and Barbie recently launched a groundbreaking campaign announcing that Barbie, infamous for being perfect, will now be sold in a range of body shapes, heights, and skin colors. However, for eight-year-old Jordyn Miller, this was not enough. Miller was diagnosed with cancer in 2012 and began to receive treatment for a malignant tumor. At […]

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Blue is for boys and pink is for girls. This is the “norm.” More often that not, when a person sees a baby dressed up in pink, they immediately assume it’s a girl. I’ve fallen prey to doing the same thing, and each time I’ve been correct in identifying a child decked out in blue […]

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Ladies and gentlemen, 2015 is starting to shape into the year of positive body image. Rolling over from last year, songs like “All About That Bass” by Meghan Trainor and “Try” by Colbie Caillat are shaping the music industry and the world toward more self-loving messages. These influences have flowed into the magazine industry. After […]

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By Jenna Perlman, Staff Writer @jenna_perlwoman To many young girls, Barbie was our first childhood best friend. We dressed her up, took her to Malibu and rode around in her pink buggy car. But I don’t think we (or at least me, personally) ever realized how disproportioned her body was. New York Daily News did the calculations, […]

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