Artist Paints Her Stretch Marks to Empower Women: 'Society Sees These Things As Flaws, but They Aren't'

[brightcove:5244729971001 default] This article originally appeared on People.com. Spanish artist Cinta Tort Cartró used to hate her stretch marks. Looking for a way to change how she sees them, Cartró decided to take something that people often see as ugly,Continue reading… Artist Paints Her Stretch Marks to Empower Women: 'Society Sees These Things As Flaws, but They Aren't'

U.S. Scientists Use CRISPR to Fix Genetic Disease in Human Embryos For the First Time

[brightcove:5439635497001 default] This article originally appeared on Time.com. Scientists have successfully used CRISPR, a tool that cuts DNA with more precision than any other genome editing technology, to fix a genetic defect in human embryos that can cause serious heartContinue reading… U.S. Scientists Use CRISPR to Fix Genetic Disease in Human Embryos For the First Time

Veteran Kirstie Ennis Lands a Cover of ESPN Magazine's Body Issue: 'The Hardest Part Was Dropping the Robe'

This article originally appeared on People.com.  Kirstie Ennis is used to facing challenges head-on —and her latest has her baring all on a cover of ESPN Magazine‘s Body Issue. The Veteran Marine — who survived a helicopter crash in Afghanistan in 2012Continue reading… Veteran Kirstie Ennis Lands a Cover of ESPN Magazine's Body Issue: 'The Hardest Part Was Dropping the Robe'

Asos Is Featuring Swimsuit Models With Stretch Marks and Acne Scars

This article originally appeared on InStyle.com.  Asos just earned themselves some new fans with these body-positive swimsuit models. The online retailer is garnering some major praise online by featuring models with stretch marks, acne scars, and birthmarks on their website. UnlikeContinue reading… Asos Is Featuring Swimsuit Models With Stretch Marks and Acne Scars

Women Show Love for Their Bodies in New Social Media Campaign #MyBodyMyBFF

This article originally appeared on People.com.  A new social media campaign is asking women to be besties with their bodies. Started by the U.K.-based lingerie and swimwear line, Curvy Kate, #MyBodyMyBFF is popping up on Instagram and Twitter with aContinue reading… Women Show Love for Their Bodies in New Social Media Campaign #MyBodyMyBFF