Since being diagnosed with Celiac Disease in 2017, which is a disease that causes my body to not be able to absorb gluten or the proper nutrients, I have always been on the underweight side. This has caused many issues throughout my everyday life, including developing an eating disorder, comments being made by everyone around […]Read More Skinny Shaming And Body Image
Besties, let’s talk about the media. Specifically, how women are portrayed in the media and advertising. Background: Women have been portrayed as objects of pleasure in the media since the 20th century. A post by Swagata Sen states: Advertisements, music videos, and films dehumanize girls and women and portray them as commodities […] Over the […]Read More SEXUAL EXPLOITATION OF WOMEN IN THE MEDIA
Social media has allowed everyone the platform to create their ideal life, representing themselves and everything they do as “perfect”. The psychological definition of social media is “online services which encourage their users to digitise and publicly share previously private personal information”. When I first started using social media in eighth grade, I remember how excited […]Read More Are you real?
Pumpkin spice lattes take over the coffee game when September hits. Yet all because the trend is feminine coded, the media must make fun of it.Read More Why do They make fun of Pumpkin Spice Lattes when they’re so good?!
I have loved reading my entire life. Harry Potter was the first series that I adored and became slightly obsessed with. With that being said, my book choices have matured as I have grown older, however, a good romance novel is something I have always, and will always enjoy. However, sometimes it’s hard to find […]Read More BookTok – How Has It Impacted People and Their View of Romance?
In recent years social media consumption has increased greatly. Social media plays a large role in many people’s lives, especially women under 25. Girls are the biggest users of social media as a way of communicating and creating their own online identity. Every day, hours are spent scrolling through Instagram, Tik Tok, Snapchat, and other […]Read More Social media: unrealistic body standards
JoJo Siwa is an 18-year-old female who is a successful dancer, singer, and YouTuber. Her fame started at nine years old when she was on the hit reality show Dance Moms. She quickly made a name for herself when she became a social media influencer and signed a contract with Nickelodeon. For most of her […]Read More nickelodeon excludes jojo siwa
A compiled list of visual artists online to support, including growing Instagram and TikTok painters and small business owners.Read More Feminist Visual Artists to Check Out
Cyberfeminism was coined in the 1990s by feminists who were interested in theorizing and critiquing the internet and new media technologies through a feminist lens. Cyberfeminism is an approach that explores the relationships within cyberspace. The term came out of ‘third-wave‘ feminism, which followed the movements of the ‘second-wave’ feminism of the 1970s that focused […]Read More What does cyberfeminism mean?
The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, also known as the NAACP, has sent a letter to the MLB, NBA, NFL, NHL and WNBA players’ associations urging players to not sign with any Texas sports teams due to their recent laws on abortions, voting rights, and mask mandates. At first, I found it […]Read More Athletes and politics; let’s talk about it