Courtney Demone is a beautiful woman. She exudes confidence. She is proud of her body. And now she has started posting shirtless photos on social media as part of the #FreeTheNipple movement. What makes her photos different from so many other women who do the same, and what makes them acceptable to the social media censors, is that Courtney was born in a male body. She is transgender.
Courtney has just started undergoing hormone replacement therapy which is, in part, … Keep Reading!!!
By Nikki Waring.
Too often we see people deny that racism still exists in 2015. However, along with insidious forms of racism, blatant forms are still sadly seen in society on a regular basis. That is why we need to point out the problems when we see them: to remind ourselves and others this is still an ongoing problem, and to hold others accountable for their actions. Racism is not a thing of the past and this story shows how … Keep Reading!!!
After years of self-esteem and body issues, Demi Lovato chose to pose nude for Vanity Fair only if her three rules were agreed to by the photographer:
No Makeup. No Clothes. No Retouching.
It’s so refreshing to see a celebrity do a fully natural, completely raw photoshoot. It is wonderful to see it from someone who has been so openy about her own body image issues in the past. It was just five years ago that Demi entered rehab to … Keep Reading!!!
Images and Text by LaVonne Salle.
You’ve probably heard me say this before – I enjoy saying it all the time especially when I am being interviewed for TV or the newspaper – but I’ll say it again now:
Nipples Are My Specialty
I have perfected altered barbie doll nipples. And it’s your lucky day because I am about to give you my nipple knowledge right here in an OOAK Barbie Nipple Tutorial!
At Guangming Hospital in Shenzhen, China a 1-month-old baby boy was undergoing surgery to remove an abscess; a surgery that required only a local anesthetic, leaving the baby awake. The little boy was so panicked that he would not calm enough for the surgery to begin. The surgical team was about to cancel the surgery until one nurse stepped in.
Nurse Li Baoxia, who had just become a mother herself, was just finishing up a surgery in another room when … Keep Reading!!!
For more than two years 14-year-old Corey Maison has been waiting for approval to start hormone therapy so she could go through puberty the same way all girls do.
When her mother, Erica, found out she was approved for the hormones she decided to film Corey’s reaction to document the important moment.
This was it, this was the most pivotal turning point in her life, and we both knew it
While Corey was at school, Erica hid the estrogen behind … Keep Reading!!!
Sarah Teale, journalist for BBC Radio Nottingham, was doing a report about a new sexual harassment study when, as if on cue, a passerby makes obscene sexual comments at her. She handled it professionally and let the moment make the point for her.
Thanks, random stranger, for proving a point many just want to ignore.… Keep Reading!!!
Nashville star Hayden Panettiere has recently joined the mom club but, like so many others, it hasn’t been the easiest journey. Hayden and her fiance, Wladimir Klitschko, welcomed their daughter Kaya Evdokia into the world December 2014.
I suffered a bit of postpartum depression. You’re not alone or crazy, ladies!
On Monday, Hayden once again opened … Keep Reading!!!
An amazing medical breakthrough has happened in Australia this week. A toddler’s head has been re-attached to his neck following a car accident and it’s nothing short of miraculous work by the doctor.
Two weeks ago 16-month-old Jackson Taylor was traveling in the car with his mom, Rylea, and his sister. They were hit head on by another driver. Everyone escaped with relatively minor injuries, except Jackson. Rylea tearfully recalls the aftermath
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A Michigan mom walked into a Tim Horton’s coffee shop to buy coffee and donuts, with her daughter in tow. It was then that two women in line behind her started mocking her weight and appearance.
“Oh look at her hair, it’s nasty looking and the roots are coming through,” and “Oh she’s a whale, oh the whale needs to eat.”
Even though it hurt her to hear those comments, especially after a 177 lbs weight loss, Dianne Hoffmeyer decided … Keep Reading!!!
By A.M., IANtB Science Editor
Remember that Israeli professor who held his student’s baby during lecture? Well, it’s happened again here in the U.S.!
Amanda Osbon of Nashville, TN is a student at DeVry University. One day, she couldn’t secure childcare and, as a 4.0 student, skipping class was not an option. So she swallowed her pride, she said, and took her toddler to class. During class, the child wondered up to the professor, and Professor Joel Bunkowske, who … Keep Reading!!!
Cary Reed, the father of a 7-year-old student, is raising concerns about the notes a 4th grade teacher passed to his daughter. His daughter was new to the school and had not really made many friends, so she sat alone at recess.
… Keep Reading!!!
This fourth grade teacher was on the playground and had given up his lunch hour to play with the kids, which on the surface is commendable. But then she came home with a note from him that she