Joe Jonas has been recently in the headlines due to his split with Sophie Turner. But another news concerning him was also being heavily discussed a few months earlier. The Jonas brother had opened up about his use of injectables in an attempt to break the stigma around men using cosmetic procedures.
Amidst the backdrop of a delightful family outing at a water park, Tiffany Francis found herself at the center of an unexpected encounter. Despite the troubles, Tiffany’s patience and dedication to protecting her right, who cares dearly for her child, is a resilient mother who empowers the whole community.
We all know Miley Cyrus as one of Hollywood’s strongest and most inspiring female role models. She has taught us that we don’t need a man to feel complete, that we should always stay true to ourselves, and never be afraid to try new things. But there’s one thing she never sees herself doing — having children. Let’s find out Miley’s compelling reason for staying child-free.
Kiran Gandhi, a drummer and activist, made headlines when she decided to run the London Marathon while free bleeding. Her decision to not wear a tampon or pad during the race was a statement against the stigma surrounding menstruation and a call for greater awareness of the issue.
In April 2023, famous actress Hilary Swank became a first-time mother at 48 years old. For years, she’d spoken candidly about putting off having kids, and now she has finally made her dream of motherhood come true. Unfortunately, there’s a stigma about being a geriatric mother in our society, and Hilary couldn’t avoid that label either.
Meet Alicia, a mother whose teeth suffered decay due to her pregnancies. Embracing her unique journey, she proudly showcases her remarkable snap-in dentures on social media, challenging the prevailing stigma.
There is a lot of stigma around dating someone 10+ years older or younger than you are, and we may negatively assume that the relationship won’t work. However, science says the opposite: According to some studies, couples with a significant age gap have a stronger trust and commitment in each other and are less likely to feel jealousy when compared to couples who are similar in age. Continue to learn which age gaps are most likely to end in a happily ever after and which may be more rocky.
It takes courage for women like Nikki Muñoz to speak openly about their experiences with motherhood, especially in a society that often romanticizes and idealizes it. By sharing her story, Nikki is helping to break down the stigma around women who choose to speak out about their negative experiences with motherhood.
The 48-year-old actress is on a mission to ’’rebrand’’ menopause in order to end the stigma around it. Drew opened up about this natural stage in any women’s journey and the way it impacts our romantic life. We really admire Drew’s total honesty, and we think that her modern take on this subject could be life-changing.
Alex Dacy, also known as Wheelchair Rapunzel, was born with a rare, genetic disability called spinal muscular atrophy, a genetic disease that causes muscle wasting and mobility problems. Alexa has become a strong voice for the things she is passionate about, which include ending the stigma surrounding disabled people.
With unwavering devotion, Emma Heming stands firmly by Bruce Willis’s side, providing him with unwavering support as they navigate the challenges of their journey. In a heartfelt display of love, she shares her story and sheds light on her efforts. At 44 years old, she has made it her mission to raise awareness about brain health, driven by her husband’s diagnosis of frontotemporal dementia.
Jillian Mercado is a fierce young woman who has been taking the world by storm. A successful model and emerging actress, Mercado doesn’t let any obstacles get in her way. When she was a child, Mercado was diagnosed with muscular dystrophia, causing her to spend a lot of time in psychical therapy when she was younger.
Thanks to the upsurge in female health advocates and some vocal celebrities, the stigma and mystery surrounding menopause are finally starting to fade away. One of those famous female stars is gorgeous actress Naomi Watts, whose experience with menopause has not been an easy one, but she’s decided to share it with the world and raise awareness of this natural life transition that every woman will encounter sooner or later.
To see your parent who raised you and taught you everything you know about life get old and unable to care for themselves is something inevitable. As the circle of life dances in front of us, and we exchange roles — if once we were the baby that needed round-the-clock care, now it’s our mothers and fathers who are vulnerable and need supervision.In some cultures, sending our parents to an assisted living facility is still a stigma today. Tenny, a loving wife, and mother of 2, needed some advice on her situation — her mother-in-law is lonely and frail, and her husband wants her to move into their house. We took a look at Tenny’s story, and here are our findings.
Wet nursing was a common practice before the invention of infant formula and feeding bottles. Moreover, a woman, whose body is producing something naturally, does have the choice to use it in a powerful and positive way. And this is just like what the Frida star and long-time champion for women’s welfare, Salma Hayek, has done by offering her milk to a total stranger’s malnourished and hungry baby.
Aging is a natural process, and many celebrities have spoken up against the stigma that surrounds it. However, there are many famous people who seem to never age or even age backward as the years pass. While we haven’t figured out their youth elixirs yet, these ageless wonders confuse us more and more each year.
Despite all of our differences, it seems like people from all over the world have at least one thing in common. Surprisingly enough, it’s the fact that, on average, husbands are somewhat older than their wives everywhere, according to a big study. But if we look past the average numbers, we’ll see that there are all sorts of couples, including some with a significant age gap.
Love is blind. Especially when it comes to age. Couples are proving that an age gap of 17, 25, and even 32 years is not something to be scared of. In fact, studies already found benefits for both the male and female parts of a heterosexual age-gap couple. Although they still suffer from stigmas, most of these relationships tend to thrive and form beautiful families.
“You should get married otherwise you’ll be a cat lady forever.” This is what most of us have been told at least once. Women tend to come under attack more often than men. If you imagine, say, the life of a single elderly lady to be a real cat nightmare, you are mistaken. Turns out you can have it pretty good.
Miscarriages are more common than we think. In fact, among women who know they’re pregnant, about 10% to 15% end in miscarriage. Grieving mothers may blame themselves, thinking that their body is broken when it’s not their fault at all. The shame that comes with not being able to keep the baby safe until birth is a stigma that these celebrities are trying to change by sharing their own experiences with miscarriages.
When we think about Daniel Radcliffe, the first thing that comes to mind is probably a certain wizarding school. When we think about Robert Pattinson, we see sparkling vampires. We’re all familiar with the actors whose names invoke a single hero or genre in our memory. But despite these stereotypes, many actors have shed the curse of being associated with their early movies and moved on with their Hollywood careers.
Our romantic relationships are often dictated by age. Psychologists suggest that people react negatively to couples with big age differences and think that someone is being taken advantage of. Still, there are numerous partners that prove you don’t need to be ashamed of who you love. We are especially inspired by many celebrity pairings who overcame this stigma and put their feelings first.
It could be you or your BFF that met their sweetheart through Tinder, but since ⅓ of marriages in America now start online, the following news will likely make one of you very happy. Researchers have found that couples who meet online usually enjoy a better love life.
Sarah Gray is a doctor and a future orthopedic surgeon. She graduated from the University of Adelaide, Australia, and is considered one of the most tattooed women who practice medicine. She has become popular all over the world not only for the number of tattoos on her skin but because she has broken some prejudices perpetuated by society. So, while achieving her dream of becoming a doctor, she also teaches society that having tattoos doesn’t damage one’s potential or professionalism at all.
It’s never easy to speak up about mental health problems. And there are several reasons for this. Some people don’t want to receive a diagnosis of anxiety or depression due to the stigma surrounding these problems. Others can’t admit that they feel down or are just unable to cope with it because of their friends’ or families’ attitude. And there’s another group of people that just doesn’t believe that there is anybody who can help them. But some celebrities were brave enough to open up, and they found tons of support from other people.