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Beauty Norms

Beauty Norms Beauty is in the eye of the beholder, but we know there are strong social ties to who and what is considered beautiful. As a therapist, it is my belief that we are all suffering from some type of body dysmorphia. With the media idolizing the likes of @kimkardashian or any of her… Read More Beauty Norms

Feminism, Archives

What’s In My Bag?

What’s In My Bag? Editor Samantha Heuwagen shows us what’s in her everyday bag! Because feminists can be packrats too! As a feminist writer I love busting myths about feminism and general stereotypes about women. One of my other favorite things I like to do is watch those lovely Youtube Videos about women’s purses. Who… Read More What’s In My Bag?

Feminism, Archives

Hi! I was in the 2013 Red Flannel pageant & frankly it was one of the worst experiences of my life. I didn’t know most of the girls, I was really uncomfortable in front of everyone, but more so — I felt alone as far as beliefs go. I’m feminist & agnostic & it made me feel like I didn’t belong. But despite feeling generally awful about the whole experience, it gave me some invaluable skills. It was really nice to see your post about it, & I don’t feel as ashamed about being in i

Hello and thank you for sharing your story! I am so sorry the whole experience was not a positive one, but I am happy to hear that you took something away from the Red Flannel Pageant. Whether it be good or bad, you did it! You got the chance to grow and do something no one… Read More Hi! I was in the 2013 Red Flannel pageant & frankly it was one of the worst experiences of my life. I didn’t know most of the girls, I was really uncomfortable in front of everyone, but more so — I felt alone as far as beliefs go. I’m feminist & agnostic & it made me feel like I didn’t belong. But despite feeling generally awful about the whole experience, it gave me some invaluable skills. It was really nice to see your post about it, & I don’t feel as ashamed about being in i

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The Beauty In Blood: The Magic of Menstruation

The Beauty in Blood: The Magic of Menstruation Who doesn’t like to have lengthy discussions about periods? I mean, I look at mine and I always wonder if there is anyone else who is impressed by the amazingness that is a period! Any one? Luckily, I know I am not alone.  My cousin, however many… Read More The Beauty In Blood: The Magic of Menstruation