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Feminism

It Really is More Expensive To Be A Woman In America – Here’s What You Can Do About It

It Really is More Expensive To Be A Woman In America – Here’s What You Can Do About It

A simple walk down the beauty aisle at a grocery store can highlight to anybody the high price that women pay for beauty products in modern America. According to YouGov’s […]

Body Image

Practicing Self-Love: Becoming Comfortable In Your Own Skin Is A Process

Practicing Self-Love: Becoming Comfortable In Your Own Skin Is A Process

With social media always accessible at our fingertips, it’s natural for many of us to view life as a competition. Thanks to celebrity icons like Kim Kardashian and other seemingly […]

Contributors

The ‘Real Women Of Instagram’ Campaign Is Challenging Beauty Standards Amplified By Social Media

The ‘Real Women Of Instagram’ Campaign Is Challenging Beauty Standards Amplified By Social Media

By Kayla Tricaso A few months ago I was prompted in my Psychology of Women class at my college to incorporate my major into a final project. My major is […]

Causes

“Feminists vs Photoshop” The New FCKH8 Campaign Where Women Stand Up To Sexist Beauty Standards

“Feminists vs Photoshop” The New FCKH8 Campaign Where Women Stand Up To Sexist Beauty Standards

We know you are already familiar with FCKH8 and their campaigns. Remember the potty mouthed princesses? Those sweet little angelic girls dropping F-bombs in the name of raising awareness about […]

Body Image

Plus Size Model Tess Holliday’s Major Deal Proves Beauty Standards Are Diversifying

Plus Size Model Tess Holliday’s Major Deal Proves Beauty Standards Are Diversifying

Warning: this is not news! Beauty “standards” are ridiculous and history has shown that they continue to change. Yet when you look at the effect of the media on young […]

Fashion & Beauty

JC Penney & Nordstrom Feature Disabled People In New Campaigns

JC Penney & Nordstrom Feature Disabled People In New Campaigns

Two major department store brands have thrown their hats in the ring in the name of diversity and better representation for, you know, actual humans. JC Penney and Nordstrom both […]

Entertainment

Singer Meghan Trainor’s Lyrics Are About To Change Beauty Standards

Singer Meghan Trainor’s Lyrics Are About To Change Beauty Standards

Remember last week when our editor in chief Asha Dahya proposed a Bechdel Test for the music industry? Well it seems we aren’t there yet, because there are generations of […]