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Operation Flawless: A Confessional Recap

Originally posted at Mad Art Lab I want to thank every single person who contributed even a single selfie. You are all amazing. You are all beautiful. And it is …

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Feminism

A Window Into Lookism & Why Your View Matters

TW for Body Image Issues When you change your clothes, take a shower, or otherwise do things in the nude in a private space, and that space has a publicly-facing …

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ICYMI: May 19 – May 25 on the Skepchick Network

Rise and shine! It’s time to start the day! But don’t hurt yourself. Start out by reading these highlights from the Skepchick Network. Then we’ll work on putting on some …

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Feminism

Growing Up Online: Why & How I Care About the Comments

This post contains graphic discussions of bodies and pornography. TW for body image issues. I can’t pretend that some of my reasons for engaging in the comment sections aren’t personal. …

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Feminism

How to Stop Patronizing Your Fat Friend: Self-Loathing Edition

Trigger Warning for Body Image Issues and Eating Disorders So you’ve stopped making the political into the personal when it comes to your fat friend. That’s awesome! Thank you so …

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Feminism

How to Stop Patronizing Your Fat Friend: Fatphobia Edition

Trigger Warning for Body Image Issues and Eating Disorders Ah, fat — that charged, overloaded, connotation-carrying word. There is a lot I could say about the word, but for the …

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Don’t tell me to love my body

I want to talk to you about how you talk to me about how I talk about my body, and how I talk about how I feel about my body, …

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Feminism

The Great Face-Paint Debate

Recently, the Internet (especially its feminist and feminist-flavored corners) has exploded over the topic of makeup. For many, the personal became political and vice versa. The aspect of the debate …

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