The earth isn’t flat… and neither are stomachs

I can honestly say that almost every female stomach I have ever seen in the media has been flat. And this is a fact that makes me sick. Lizzie Miller being her beautiful, unedited self in Glamour Magazine. In no way do I have anything against flat stomachs or people who have them. I accept… Continue Reading →

The Camp Gyno high-fives our periods

Menstruation demonstration! The Camp Gyno video shows that it can be simple to make the monthly “red badge of courage” seem pretty cool and laid back – even fun!  I can’t decide what my favorite part of the video is, but it comes down to one of these two: when The Camp Gyno casually uses… Continue Reading →

Making a difference with “Make Your Move” campaign

With so many negative images and ads out there, it’s nice to see a few of the opposite once in a while. The Make Your Move campaign caught my eye a few months back and has been popping up across social media ever since. According to their Facebook page, “Make Your Move is an effort from Missoula’s Intervention… Continue Reading →

Humorless, man-hating feminist unamused by misogynistic memes

Misogynistic memes don’t just lurk in the terrifying depths of Reddit where Good Girl Gina and Overly Attached Girlfriend were born; they have permeated the Internet and have become an embarrassing element of contemporary pop culture. Beyond the standard “make me a sandwich” jokes, sexist memes can go as far as to derogate rape and women’s… Continue Reading →

Hairy armpits for everyone, please!

You know what disgusts me the most about women with body hair? People who respond to it like it’s gross, dirty, unfeminine, and/or unacceptable. In July, blogger Paloma Goñi wrote an article called “I Don’t Shave” on HuffPost Spain (which was translated to English for the version I refer to here). It’s amazing what a… Continue Reading →

Thinking we are defined by our bodies is holding us back

It’s hardly news that we’re constantly surrounded by images of the “ideal body.” But evidence continues to point out how damaging this ideal is, and how it holds women back from achieving in many areas. And this really gets me riled up! My own experience of existing in this world, of walking down the street,… Continue Reading →