We Need To See More Naked People

Sometimes, I come across a photo of a scantily-dressed or not-dressed person who is old, fat, or not conforming to the culture’s ideals of beauty or sexuality in some other way. Invariably, someone else comments: “No one wants to see that.” Bullshit. I want to see it, and I want other people to, too. Read More We Need To See More Naked People

Miss Representation: Film Review

“You can’t be what you can’t see.” This is a quote by Marie Wilson, president and founder of The White House Project, and the tag line for Jennifer Siebel Newsom’s documentary, Miss Representation, a film that looks at the media’s impact on the American discourse of women’s bodies, women in power and the effect of internalization of being sold the same standards of what women should be, year after year. Read More Miss Representation: Film Review