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Raven-Symoné says she was body-shamed at age 7 on 'Cosby Show' set

Earlier this week on The View, Raven-Symoné opened up about the body shaming she experienced as a young actress on the set of The Cosby Show… 216 more words


Body Shaming Through Music

As I see it, music is supposed to be a way to celebrate life and release our emotions. When i’m happy I tend to dance and sing along to songs on my iPod or the radio and when i’m sad I listen to heartfelt, slow paced songs that relate to how i’m feeling. 297 more words


Some thoughts on body shaming

As a woman who has felt the pressure and body shaming during childhood and teenage years, I have developed a deep feeling of self-consciousness. Being a grown woman puts everything under the perspective that no person walking on the surface of the Earth is perfect. 1,713 more words

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Kareem Abdul-Jabbar: His Essay is a Slam Dunk

By Keysha Whitaker, guest blogger:

Can a professional basketball player write anything except a check?

I didn’t think this exactly, but shamefully that was the spirit of my side-eye when I heard Kareem Abdul-Jabbar on CNN discussing a recent column he wrote for… 916 more words

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Topshop is officially done with those super skinny mannequins

But only after yet another ‘concerned shopper’demanded that the fashion chain stop using mannequins that aren’t bigger than a size six.  According to People Magazine, … 135 more words


#TakeBackPostpartum - a new mom takes on post-baby body shaming

When it comes to body shaming, subjecting ridiculous ideals on new moms is especially deplorable. Kudos to this momma for celebrating her shape and opening up the conversation about priorities in a recent Huffington Post article. 153 more words

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Body shaming Wars

I write this as I read another article trying to describe the perfect body size. In the age of social media, selfies and Instagram swallowing us up like a storm, every little thing is put under scrutiny, masses are experts on what’s right and the… 338 more words