#selfienation

With the click of a button or the tap of a screen, women can edit themselves. With the popularity of selfies, not only do we control the picture to perfection, but we filter and edit them to create our own unattainable beauty standards.

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Feminism & the Media

Let’s face it.  Everything you see is filtered by the media.  And especially issues that are ‘controversial’ are especially filtered.  And it’s hard to figure out your own viewpoint by all the forms of information that are vying for attention from every side.  In the era of fake news, how do we discern what’s real […]

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Ouch, Charlie: A Response

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 […]

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