10 TED Talks Given by Latter-day Saints


9. Lindsay Kite

Lindsay and her twin sister Lexie are the founders of the non-profit organization Beauty Redefined, which promotes positive body image. In her TEDxSalt Lake talk, Lindsay describes her own journey of body shaming and explains the concept of image resilience. "Girls and women aren't only suffering because of the unattainable ways beauty is being defined. They are suffering because they are being defined by beauty," Lindsay says.

10. Theo Bennett

Theo Bennett is a Montana native now studying neuroscience at BYU. With poetic expression, Theo describes his experience as the son of a man with bipolar disorder. "The first time that I was forced to face my father's bipolarity, I was barely 12 years old," Theo says. "I was confused." He discusses how he faced his own misconceptions regarding mental illness and talks about how society's perception of mental illness is skewed. 


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