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“As a woman of color who does not fit into Western Eurocentric standards of what is conventionally attractive, every day I step out and love myself is an act of resistance.”
Or as he says, “…for the individual labeled a “babe” to become a sex object requires that person’s participation.”
Or don’t. Armpits4August doesn’t mind whether you preen your pits or not, as long as you’re willing to talk about it and PCOS.
“Social equality for all people, regardless of size, must become a goal of the queer movement.”
“I paid a dude to knock me unconscious, peel back my face, and cut out chunks of my skull and jaw.”
“The truth is if I do find someone while I am out tonight, I want them to know that I am not good at being a girl, that there are other things about me beyond my precarious femininity that I value more, and that if things work out, I will expect them to value.”
“Not only do I have to deal with the crippling dysphoria that comes from having a body that I often don’t even recognize as my own, I also have to deal with the cultural misogyny that tells me that a woman can’t be as big and fat as I am and still be desirable.”
This spring, as you shed all the layers of winter, it’s important to love your prairie homo skin and not feel bad about its colour, its stretch marks, or whom or what it responds to.
The Allure “Anti-Aging” Survey found “LGBT Community is More Attracted to People 10 Years Older,” according to a press release we found in our boxes this morning.
“While these women joined Aquaporko to find a group of like-minded people to swim with, they stayed because they loved being surrounded by strong women who loved them unconditionally.”
In which we respond to “Gay Men’s Sexism and Women’s Bodies,” an article by a gay man who noticed his peers “curiously comfortable critiquing and touching women’s bodies at whim.”
“Hollywood is a very hard place to be in. It really is. Being the person I am, you know, the size I am, being a woman, being a black woman, there’s not a lot of roles for us.”
While quickly shot down by a rep as being “100% false,” Aguilera’s words that weren’t were around long enough to generate 100% real commentary and feelings about weight and ethnicity.
“With the Body Revolution, Gaga may be orchestrating and using her body to send a message, but one of tolerance and acceptance.”
Everything’s gonna be super duper.
Also, maybe it’s the act of striving to achieve an impossible aesthetic that makes us miserable. Neat!
If you change your face to fit the beauty standards of the meanest kid on the playground, who wins?