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inFocus: Body Positivity Safe Zone Party

Amatullah Guyot
International Studies freshman Louie Villarreal, left, paints the word “beautiful” on freshman social work major Stacy Eng’s arm at the Body Positivity Safe Zone Party on Wednesday.

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Choice USA presented Self-Love on campus this week, promoting body positivity. Each day a different event took place in honor of celebrating a week to love yourself and body. Member of the Choice USA executive board, senior Women’s, Gender & Sexuality Studies major Amber Melvin said, “We are here to promote body positivity and self care, in order to counteract the negative messages we get on a daily basis from media and social institutions.”

During the Body Positivity Safe Zone Party on the Speakers Platform on Wednesday, students were attracted to self-love promoting activities.  Students were also able to “plant seeds of positivity,” have their bodies painted with reflective positive words and images, and learn a few belly dancing moves. Other self-love promoting activities included a table with “free compliments,” shameless selfie mirrors bordered with positive messages and a scale that weighs you not in numbers but with positive terms. Students were also able to write promises to themselves, promoting positive self-love and learn about their rights in society. Other booths at the event included CSULB Student Health Services and Project Choice both promoting sexual awareness and  information.

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