Samantha Havela, University of Michigan
Feeling anxious or guilty about chowing down on a meal is something that’s become natural for many people in the U.S. How can we stop it?
Katherine Bry, Washington University
The pandemic is exacerbating the issue, and in the case of discriminatory medical practices, can even have fatal ramifications.
Alice Murphy, University of Maryland, College Park
Compulsively scrutinizing your size and shape is part of the toxic body culture that is rarely addressed, and it’s more pervasive than many think.
Madelyn Haasken, Bemidji State University
These influencers create content that can boost your self-esteem — a breath of fresh air in a frequently toxic online culture.
Imani Benberry, Columbia University
Oftentimes fitting conventional, beauty standards gets you more opportunities in life. Here’s how this concept affects young adult women.
Anna Barnard, St. Olaf College
Using her Instagram, Facebook group and blog, she helps those with the chronic gastrointestinal disorder get through the big and small problems alike.
Katie Klear, Columbia College Chicago
Is it possible to always have a positive self-image? No, but simple self-acceptance, regardless of your body type, is probably the better way to go.
Lauren Buchko, Michigan State University
The show will have you simultaneously laughing and reaching for the tissues, all while inspiring a sense of confidence that few other shows deliver.
Aliza Pelto, Pratt Institute
The DNA test wasn’t kidding when it said she was 100% ‘that b—h.’
Joiya Reid, Georgia Southern University
The site is under fire after publishing an ad for plus size tights.
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