If there is one thing the pandemic was helpful for, it was the fact that it allowed me to think. Like A LOT. One of the topics on the forefront of my mind has been life choices, both those that I made and those that were made for me. One choice that was made for […]Read More What’s the Pointe? Lessons learned from being a “Plus sized” dancer.
You may be hip to the notorious Tiktok trend, “Tell me you have pretty privilege…without telling me you have pretty privilege.” To which the prompt is stitched with a pretty face who boastfully tells a tale to a camera about how their attractiveness benefited them in a particular circumstance. I angrily reacted to how this […]Read More Pretty Privilege vs. Beauty Penalty
Have young women today inherited a rape culture that is still ingrained? When will we as a society come to reject this legacy and what will it take? Glistening luxury pools and fountains, hand carved sculptures (not to call out any cover models), polished marble floors, chandeliers hanging from tall ceilings that cost more than […]Read More Playboy Bunnies and the Chamber of Secrets
Ever since I was little, the “perfect” body type was everywhere. Whether you are walking around the mall or watching TV at home, Victoria Secret ads were unavoidable, flaunting these beautiful (size double 0, I might add) models in our faces. To add insult to injury, once a year we were subjected to the over-the-top […]Read More Body Shaming is so Last Season
We’ve all heard time and time again “one size fits all,” and we all know very well that this is a fallacy. Especially during Covid with online shopping, it has become increasingly challenging for plus size women or any women above a size two to find a comfortable fit accurately. My friend came into my […]Read More Still waiting for the Fashion Industry to be Inclusive
Dress for yourself
It’s just fabric after all
We all spend way too much time on Tik Tok nowadays, so let’s start recognizing some of the toxic trends.Read More Can Tik Tok Stop Glamorizing Eating Disorders?
Self love is a great way to crush the patriarchy, but it can be difficult. Its a journey that is important for each and every one of us to go one, but its different for everyone.Read More Self Love Through a Feminist Lens
You read that right. Today we’re going to be talking about the wonderful world of body image and the effects that college has on our self esteem. Personally speaking, I have been struggling recently with accepting the new body I have adopted since coming to college – my legs are wider, my butt is bigger, […]Read More Body Image: A Story of Weight Gain and Self Reflection
As we all know, social distancing has become the new norm, and we have started to quarantine in various spaces. Within social media, I see a fear of weight gain, and to dive deeper, I see fatphobia.Read More Fatphobia During the Corona Pandemic