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Jane the Virgin's Gina Rodriguez Wants Women to Embrace Their Body Diversity: ' 'Perfect' is an Illusion'

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Jane the Virgin's Gina Rodriguez Wants Women to Embrace Their Body Diversity: ' 'Perfect' is an Illusion'

Originally posted 01/29/2016 05:15PM

Is there a better cheerleader for women than Gina Rodriguez?

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Transgender Student's Legal Fight to Use School Bathroom Is the First to Land in Federal Court

Transgender Student's Legal Fight to Use School Bathroom Is the First to Land in Federal Court

Originally posted 01/29/2016 01:45PM

Like so many other transgender students, Gavin Grimm of Gloucester, Virginia, faces restrictions on which bathroom he can use at school.

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Filed Under: Bodywatch, Transgender
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Mom-of-Two Loses 125 Lbs., Goes from Obese to a Competitive Bodybuilder

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Mom-of-Two Loses 125 Lbs., Goes from Obese to a Competitive Bodybuilder

Originally posted 01/29/2016 10:55AM

Nathalia Teixeira always led an active life, until she got married and took a job that required her to be sitting at a desk most of the day.

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Lil' Kim Fights Back at the 'Haters' Who Allegedly Photoshopped Her Butt

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Lil' Kim Fights Back at the 'Haters' Who Allegedly Photoshopped Her Butt

Originally posted 01/29/2016 10:35AM

We've heard from celebrities slamming advertisers for making them look skinnier than they are, but this is a new one – Lil' Kim is fighting back at the "haters" who she says photoshopped a picture of her to make her butt appear larger.

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Filed Under: Body shaming, Lil' Kim

Gisele Bündchen Proves There's No Excuse Not to Workout Even Without a Gym in New Photo

Originally posted 01/28/2016 08:00PM

Gisele Bündchen's workout mantra is simple: There are no excuses.

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5 'AH-MAZING!' Things We Learned from Oprah's Private Weight Watchers Q&A (She Doesn't Have a Goal Weight!)

Originally posted 01/28/2016 03:20PM

Oprah Winfrey's hour-long private Q&A session with her fellow Weight Watchers members was filled with life-changing advice, honest inspiration and huge laughs, as Winfrey opened up about her weight loss struggles and successes.

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BMI Is Not an Accurate Way to Determine If Models Are Too Skinny, Says Plus-Size Model Iskra Lawrence

Originally posted 01/28/2016 03:00PM

For the first time this week, the models walking the runway in Paris' Haute Couture Fashion Week must comply with the new French law that requires them to show medical documents proving that they have a body mass index (BMI) of over 18.

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Filed Under: Models
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Kirstie Alley Says She's Glad She Grew Up 'When a Doll Was an Object, Not a Role Model' and More Twitter Reactions to New Barbie

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Kirstie Alley Says She's Glad She Grew Up 'When a Doll Was an Object, Not a Role Model' and More Twitter Reactions to New Barbie

Originally posted 01/28/2016 01:30PM

When Mattel introduced three new body shapes for the traditionally blonde, thin-waisted Barbie, the company knew customers would have strong feedback.

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Oprah's Great Weight Watchers Accomplishment Is Resisting Potato Chips: 'I've Been Controlled by Potatoes for 40 Years'

Originally posted 01/28/2016 11:15AM

Oprah Winfrey professed her lasting love for bread Tuesday, but her "grainiest, nuttiest seed bread" obsession is nothing compared to her long affair with potatoes.

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15-Year-Old Who Suffered from Near-Fatal Toxic Shock Syndrome Is Now Walking and Talking Again: 'It's Really Amazing,' Says Her Father

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15-Year-Old Who Suffered from Near-Fatal Toxic Shock Syndrome Is Now Walking and Talking Again: 'It's Really Amazing,' Says Her Father

Originally posted 01/28/2016 10:15AM

Rylie Whitten is well on her way to a full recovery after suffering from a severe case of toxic shock syndrome.

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Filed Under: Medical Conditions

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