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Melissa McCarthy - Actress

In my 20s I used to cry about why I wasn’t thinner or prettier, but I want to add that I also used to cry about things like: ‘I wish my hair would grow faster. I wish I had different shoes …I was an idiot … It’s a decade of tears.” People Magazine


Societal standards of beauty tells us that the closer you are to a size 0 the more beautiful you are, yet our students learn to define beauty by their own terms. The Body Lesson Plan takes students on a historical journey, where they can see that the landscape of size and beauty constantly changes.


Challenging Theory




Gaining Perspective

"If we're regulating cigarettes ... and cuss words because of the effect they have on our younger generation, why aren't we regulating things like calling people 'fat'?”

Actress Jennifer Lawrence

“I remember everyone asking what did you do to get so thin? You looked great,” Dawson recalled. “I looked emaciated.” After losing weight to play a drug addict dying of HIV/AIDS in the 2005 film Rent...

Actress Rosario Dawson

"It’s really about time that fashion caught up with size diversity and started representing different body types, and I’m proud to be one of the faces for body positivity."

Model Ashley Graham

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