Empowering ‘Don’t Label Me’ Project Helps Women Stand Up to Body Shaming

[brightcove:5639788712001 default] This article originally appeared on People.com. A group of women created a powerful photo series that has them literally crossing out the names they’ve been called — with a bit of glitter. Abigail Spencer and Meg Bishop of Salt and Light Photography in Grants Pass, Oregon organized the “Don’t Label Me” project to help women […]

Aaron Hernandez’s Brain Suffered Severe Damage From CTE, Doctor Says

This article originally appeared on Time.com. (BOSTON) — Former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez suffered severe damage to parts of the brain that play an important role in memory, impulse control and behavior, a researcher who studied his brain said Thursday. Dr. Ann McKee, director of the CTE Center at Boston University, said she […]

Olympic Gymnast Aly Raisman Reveals Sexual Abuse By Team Doctor Larry Nassar

[brightcove:5637174475001 default] This article originally appeared on Time.com. Aly Raisman, a six-time Olympic medalist and one of the most accomplished gymnasts in U.S. history, says she was sexually abused by Dr. Larry Nassar, who worked as the women’s gymnastics national team doctor for decades. Raisman is the second member of the gold medal-winning 2012 Olympic […]

Women Pose Nude in Glittery Body Paint for Body Positivity: ‘They Feel Freed of Their Shame’

[brightcove:5603078603001 default] This article originally appeared on People.com. Each year, a group of around ten women gather in Queensland, Australia to strip down and cover themselves in glitter body paint, all in the name of body positivity. “Women are taught from a young age that we’re not good enough, we need to be fixed. There’s […]

The New iPhone X Camera Is So Advanced, People Are Afraid to Take Selfies

[brightcove:5187509446001 default] We were as excited as the next selfie fan about the seriously amazing camera on the just-released iPhone X. But Apple lovers who managed to get their hands on the hot new phone have quickly discovered the camera might just be too good. Apple’s website makes it sound like the sophisticated TrueDepth technology […]

Miss Washington USA Contestant Hopes Her Disability Will Empower Others

This article originally appeared on People.com. When Madeline Irwin steps onstage to compete for the Miss Washington USA title, she won’t just be standing up for herself. The 22-year-old college student was born with arthrogryposis multiplex congenita (known as AMC), which is a congenital joint contracture in two or more areas of the body. Irwin, who […]

When Is the Beaver Moon?

This article originally appeared on TravelAndLeisure.com. It's one of nature's most arresting sights: a full moon slowly rising in the east as the sun sets in the west. Yet few people bother to look at this highlight of the lunar month. November's full moon is known as the Beaver Moon, or sometimes the Hunter's Moon […]

Personal Trainer Needs Help for Her Life-Threatening Illegal Butt Implants: ‘It’s Just Rock-Hard’

[brightcove:5369991192001 default] This article originally appeared on People.com. A personal trainer is looking to The Doctors for help after her illegal butt implants started causing her major pain. Jenelle Butler decided to get butt injections in 2010, soon after the birth of her son. “After I had my son I was going through post-partum depression,” […]