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Helana Darwin is a doctoral student in the Sociology department at SUNY Stony Brook, studying under Michael Kimmel. She holds a Master’s Degree in Jewish Women and Gender Studies from The Jewish Theological Seminary and a Master’s Degree in Sociology. Her current research focuses on gender-policing in seemingly progressive cultural arenas. Helana is also a Body Positive activist and blogger for the Huffington Post.headshot