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The Fat Girl Gets The Boot: Dietland Is Canceled

Dietland is canceled. Insatiable will return. Because of course, it will.

Dietland is canceled. Yep the (apparently not popular enough) AMC show has received news that it won’t be renewed for a second season.

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My Best Friend Is Scared Of Black People 

I knew there was still a culture of fear surrounding black people, but this was the first time I had experienced a person scared of black people.

I knew there was still a culture of fear surrounding black people, but this was the first time I had experienced a person scared of black people.

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Take the Cake: How To Kill The Dream Of Being Thin

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It took me a long time to bury the dream of being thin. For some people it doesn’t take much to let go, and for others it’s a slow series of awakenings.

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Introducing My White Family To My Black Culture

No one asked me to do this. I am ok being the bridge between my two worlds; it’s a badge I wear with pride.

I’m a mixed-race, black and white Californian, and this was my first time in the South.

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The Bachelorette Finale: Rachel Was The Bachelorette We Didn't Deserve, And She Deserved So Much Better

Rachel is wearing a gorgeous metallic gold ballroom gown with a slit down the thigh, but she’s questioning Bryan’s proposal. (Image Credit: Instagram/bach21squad)

Rachel admits that she cried her lashes off for Peter, yet less than 24 hours later, she is getting engaged to Bryan.

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Fake Cheeks & Fake Love: Bachelorette Review

On Peter’s date, it looks like he’s low-key leading her on. He’s not all in, and seems super fake. Peter’s body language looks closed-off to me. He just doesn't know if Rachel’s the one. (Image Credit: Instagram/thebacheloretteabc)

This week, we visit Rachel’s hometown of Dallas, TX, with the three men left - Peter, Eric, and Bryan. All but Bryan win family approval before the trio of dudes meet up with Rachel in Spain, where Peter brings some major drama of his own.

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What Do Mothers Around The Globe Know About Breastfeeding, That American Moms Don’t?   

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Science, as it turns out, is not the answer to everything — certainly not breastfeeding.

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I Have One Thing In Common With Donald Trump (And It Is NOT Funny!)

There's so much more power in laughter than we realize.

Critique devastates me. I never want to do anything wrong. When I believe I have done something wrong, I tend to avoid the situation or people involved indefinitely. Run somewhere where I can try again. Start from scratch.

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Pinup Girl Boycott: Another Case Of Cultural Appropriation

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Have we all been problematic in the past? Oh hell yes. I know I have.

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ABBA Is Reuniting For A High-Tech Tour In 2018!

The magical ‘70s Swedish pop band just announced plans for a “Virtual and Live Experience,” which is possibly the most ABBA thing I have ever heard of.

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