Let’s set the record straight: I have just as much of a celeb-centered mind as the next person. The Kardashians are my guilty pleasure, and you know I am watching Beyoncé’s every move. For me, it’s about their fashion choices, but for others, it may be something else; to each their own. But there is […]Read More The Problem with Belly Watching
This past week, I came across an article written by Charles J Orlando entitled “Ladies please stop doing this on Instagram” on the Thought Catalog. These are my personal thoughts, interpretation of the piece, and response to it. I’ve been taking a lot of self portraits lately… or, rather, selfies. Sometimes, I even upload the ones I […]Read More Ouch, Charlie: A Response
In our society, we have various messages that are quickly ingrained in to us as we grow and mature. One such message is that our body exists completely for others, and if others do not see it as being “good” then it loses it’s worth. Statistics have shown that “by middle school, 40-70% of girls are dissatisfied with […]Read More No Body Shame
A common phrase that all of you have heard before is “Save the Tatas”. I don’t know about you, but personally when I think about a woman fighting a life-threatening illness, her boobs are the last thing that I think of. Objectification of women’s bodies is something not uncommon in society today. You can see […]Read More Cancer is NOT sexy.
Disclaimer: This writing is comprised of my own opinions of the show. Additionally, this post contains spoilers to the show if you are currently or plan to watch ‘Steven Universe’ at some point. For most adults cartoons are seen as juvenile and below them. I was always like this and strayed away from them. That […]Read More Why I love ‘Steven Universe’… and you should, too!
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 […]Read More Fat-Shaming vs. Skinny-Shaming
Hi readers. This is just a small short warning that this post is going to be very heated so if you do not want to see controversy, I suggest you stop reading. If you dare stay-hold on one second- I am climbing up onto my soap box. For those of you who stayed, you may […]Read More Enough is Enough.