Posts Tagged ‘body image’

Beautiful Bones

22Mar09

It’s March.  It’s hard not to realize that bikini season is just around the corner.  Being internet-reliant, I decided to do some searches of ways to get bikini-ready for a summer at the Sandbanks.  Not unsurprisingly, I came across http://www.prettythin.com , a site that boasts daily “Thinspiration” and anorexia support.  I was instantly appalled.   […]


Today, Barbie celebrates her 50th birthday.  For many, this doll is not only a reminder of childhood games but also the marker of what they thought a woman could be.  Barbie is, in my opinion, a paradox for feminism.  On the one hand, you have a woman who has tried and succeeded at every career […]