Are We There Yet? Progress in Depicting Diverse Images of Beauty in Instagram's Body Positivity Movement.

  title={Are We There Yet? Progress in Depicting Diverse Images of Beauty in Instagram's Body Positivity Movement.},
  author={Rebecca F Lazuka and Madeline R Wick and Pamela K. Keel and Jennifer A. Harriger},
  journal={Body image},
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