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Kelis is Headed to the Cooking Channel with 'Holiday Feast With Kelis' Special

Kelis is an artist who has never been known to charter the predictable territory of her colleagues. The ‘Milkshake’ singer is still touring and doling out her signature beats but ...

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#ThxBirthControl: The Choices We Make

At 16, most of us weren’t ready to have a baby. Nor were we ready at 18. Or 19. Or even 25. Or even right now. Some of us are ...

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5 Weight Lifting Benefits For Women

Unfortunately, some women shy away from lifting weights because of the misconception that it basically means sacrificing their soft, feminine curves for bulky muscles and an overall masculine appearance. ...

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Self-Confidence Check, 1, 2, 1, 2

The other night I was watching the final episode of "Project Runway" and one of the female finalists said, "It's OK to be confident." She said this as if she were ...

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Reported Ebola Cases Increase to 13,703, WHO reports

Although, the number of new Ebola cases appear to be dropping in Liberia, the epidemic is far from over. World Health Organisation (WHO) is now reporting the number of reported ...

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Fat vs. Thick: A New Drake Lyric Sparks an Old Debate

Both Drake and Lil' Wayne make guest appearances on "Only," Nicki Minaj's latest track. But it's Drake's line about BBW - that would be Big Beautiful Woman - that has ...

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7 Ways To Stop “Fat Talk”

According to an article in the New York Times’ “Well” Blog, a study found that a staggering 93 percent of college women engage in something called “fat talk.” Think, one woman says: “I can’t believe I just ate that whole bag of Oreos. I’m so fat!” Think,...

What’s that you say? Doctors now suggest Overweight is the New Healthy

I swear, in the past few years, the health and fitness industry has morphed into a soul-crushing machine that pokes and prods at the self-image of women — using scientists, doctors, and the arbitrary Body Mass Index (BMI) as justification for disseminating harmful messages, images,...

Healthy is the New Skinny

“Healthy is the new skinny.” When that inspirational quote popped up on my Pinterest feed last week, I rolled my eyes so hard they’re only just back to normal. No, I am not anti-health. But that new, oft-repeated sentiment (,which, by the way, has also...

Too Fat For Fun: How Screwed Up Body Images Keep Us From Enjoying Life

Recently fashion blogger and MTV “Twitter jockey”  Gabi Gregg stirred up quite a bit of attention for writing about wearing a bikini. While fat. Said Gregg: “I love my body. I think we should reject these fashion rules about what we are and what we are...