For Eleanor Curry, the things at the top of her list are, of course, her children and her job, in addition to traveling and spending time with the friends who empower and inspire her — six of whom she invited on a trip to Los Angeles for a totally boss photoshoot.
Blogger and mom Katey Johnson shared a photo of herself in a fitted dress she had “no business wearing.” The post went viral and has inspired other women to do the same.
Body positivity blogger Ana Carolina Rojas has nothing to hide, not even the hate she receives from trolls. Rojas was minding her own business, enjoying a beautiful, warm day of sunbathing and sharing it with her followers when a troll attacked.
Beauty queen Victoria Graham, who has Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome, proudly shows her surgery scars. Victoria Graham is much more than just a pretty face. The 22-year-old Maryland college student, who was crowned Miss Frostburg in October (a local title associated with the Miss America Organization), is on a mission to raise awareness about Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome (EDS) — a rarely diagnosed genetic condition that affects connective tissue in the skin, joints, and blood vessels.
Serena Williams got real about strength for Sports Illustrated. Serena Williams appeared in the latest issue of Sports Illustrated with a clear message: Everybody deserves to feel comfortable in their body. It’s okay to look good and feel good and I’m strong,” Williams said.
One fitness Instagrammer is on a mission to show her fans that the bodies we admire aren’t always as perfect as they look on social media. Sara Puhto posted a photo on her Instagram demonstrating how artful posing can give you a “Kardashian booty.”
In todays society, confidence is a must have accessory for every man, woman and child. If you’re not naturally confident you have to pretend you are. If that isn’t hard enough then the same society is telling you you need to eat less, eat more, wear make up, look natural, dress your age, eat this, don’t eat that, speak up, don’t have an opinion, be slim, have curves. Phew! I’m exhausted just thinking about that list.
Please don’t call Williams cute. Games of Thrones star Maisie Williams recently told the UK’s The Telegraph that she’s fed up with it. “When someone calls me cute, I take it as a compliment,” said Olivia, one woman I polled for this story.
Jennifer Aniston will never give up on the bikini. People’s Most Beautiful Woman in the World 2004, Jennifer Aniston, turns 48 in three weeks, but she’s not going to give up the two-piece swimsuit for at least three more decades. This week, she told People that her days soaking up the rays in itty-bitty bikinis in Cabo San Lucas are far from over: “If I can be the first 80-year-old to go out there successfully in a bikini, then I’ll take that on,” she said.
Rosario Dawson is a Comic Con regular who demands more from the comic book and video game industry. Most recently, she told MTV News that Hollywood shouldn’t just be focused on the gender wage gap. At an AirBnB Havana-themed party in New York City on Tuesday, Dawson told Yahoo Beauty that MTV had not published another wage gap issue she had brought up in her interview: “I also talked about the transgender wage gap, but they cut that out.” She shrugged.
25-year-old model Dayna Christison is also in cancer treatment. Since then, she has gone through chemotherapy treatment and two stem cell transplants.
Claire Danes looking glamorous in December 2015 Allure. (Photo: Sebastian Kim) Master of None and Homeland actress Claire Danes is on beauty magazine Allure’s December 2015 cover — but she’s talking more about inner beauty than outer beauty. In 1997 at only age 18, People named her one of the “50 Most Beautiful.” “Everybody falls in love with Claire,” Baz Luhrmann, director of William Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet starring Danes and Leonardo DiCaprio, told People.
Shonda Rhimes tells ‘Nightline’ about losing weight. (Source: Getty Images) In an interview with Nightline that will air tonight, Shonda Rhimes explains how her desire to lose weight made her feel “shallow and misogynistic.” The powerhouse jack-of-all-trades television producer, who created, wrote, produced, and ran day-to-day operations for Grey’s Anatomy, How to Get Away With Murder, and Scandal, is currently promoting her new book, Year of Yes, which is about how she changed her life after realizing that she never said yes to anything — she even once hired a publicist to help her avoid public appearances and decline interviews! In the book, one of the topics of interest is weight loss.