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Tattoos and Assumptions

When you guys last heard from me, I was giving you a review of my new favorite book, After by Anna Todd. In that post, I opened up a discussion about how people see tattoos and piercings. This got me thinking more about that topic since I myself have three (soon to be four, sorry mom) […]

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Body Hair: a Taboo

It’s that time of year again!  That’s right- NoShavember.  The month where men are glorified for their facial hair and women are shunned from participating in the fun.  Even according to NoShavember’s website, the rules to participate are as follows: Men, shave cleanly on October 31st, don’t shave for the entire month of November, and […]

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Beauty: not just a binary

Attractiveness is a privilege. Point and blank, chances are if you are considered to be “attractive” based off of societies standards, you have a much greater chance at having opportunities than someone who would be defined as “unattractive”. As mentioned in the article hyperlinked above, we look at people who society would define as beautiful, […]

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Fat-Shaming vs. Skinny-Shaming

So often do we call people out for what is known as fat-shaming, the act of bullying someone because they are considered overweight or obese. But do you ever stop and notice all of the skinny-shaming that happens? What is it that makes skinny-shaming seem okay but fat-shaming not?  As a girl with a slightly […]

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