Tag Archives: Beauty

Friday Feminist Fuck Yeah: Julia Bluhm

Tweet Julia Bluhm is one bad-ass 8th grader. You may have heard about the petition the SPARKteam activist recently started, calling on Seventeen magazine — in the effort to include real girls in its pages — to feature just one photo-shopped spread per issue. After 30,000 signatures, Seventeen editor Ann Shoket invited Julia to meet on Wednesday — [...]
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A Feminist Craft

Originally posted in Community Blog

Tweet In my spare time I like to craft, paint abstracts, create.  I blog about my projects because it’s such a welcome outlet for my creativity and a nice break from the “real world”.  I’ve garnered quite a bit of attention in blogland for my DIY (do-it-yourself) projects and decided to use the popularity for [...]
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Trans woman disqualified from Miss Universe Canada

TweetI am not exactly a fan of beauty pageants or Donald Trump, who owns Miss Universe. But I’m also not a fan of discrimination. Jenna Talackova was a finalist for Miss Universe Canada until she was disqualified Friday because she is transgender. Talackova’s trans status wasn’t a secret – she competed in Miss International Queen, [...]
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Why YOU are beautiful, full stop.

Originally posted in Community Blog

TweetOriginally posted on jocelynthemaster.blogspot.com. So here’s the thing. This picture that’s been circulating around Facebook… …is BULLSHIT. I know that not everyone who has posted this has been all “OMG THIS IS SO EFFING TRUE LOVE YOUR BODY <33333333″ and that many people have used it as a jumping-off point for more critical discussion about [...]
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The hottest new beautification product will transform you, completely.

TweetFotoshop by Adobé from Jesse Rosten on Vimeo. Why is it so effective? Because it is not real, it is a computer program that has been used for years to alter the way real women look. These avatars have become our global standard of beauty. (If someone wants to make a transcript of this, I [...]
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