The short answer: only if you want to.
A month ago on a Tuesday morning, I was sitting in an office. Last Tuesday morning, I was lying on my back totally naked while strangers painted me.
A few weeks ago, I sat down and looked through my memory boxes. There in amongst photographs and letters was a bra to remember.
Raise your hand if you’re mad as hell at the Supreme Court right about now. Yup, thought so. To find out who else you should be mad at this week, let’s take a look at the rest of the news. (As usual, trigger warnings for pretty much everything apply.)
Ladyblogland delivered some amazing reads this week.
I have to wonder if examples of women who look like me loving themselves would have affected my self-esteem.
It started when I was 15 or 16: a perpetual discomfort at having my photo taken. No, I’m not some kind of international spy or superhero. I wish.
I’ve been confronted with this concept for quite some time now, but especially since I’ve been publicly claiming a feminist identity. The common tropes and misconceptions of feminists are connected with this idea of everyone being “bra burners,” which if you’re familiar with the women’s liberation movement, bra burning actually didn’t happen on the day […]
Q. I’ve lost a lot of weight in the past year. I mean, basically the net weight of a couple of pre-schoolers. I’ve got a little ways to go to get to my goal (which is whatever weight I land on while I train for a couple of half marathons). As I am impressed with […]
Insecurity, I hate you and I hate your ass face.
Trigger Warning: Discussion of eating disorders and Halloween candy.
A year ago today, I lost one of my closest friends in a terrible car accident.
TW: talk of size and weight (no numbers) “I hope no one thinks, ‘Why’d they let the big girl in?’”
I went to a party this weekend with my extended family, most of whom I see very rarely. As with most large family gatherings, someone opened their stupid mouth and was a total jerk.
Paige “Rampaige” Halsey Warren is most well-known for her webcomic series, Busty Girl Comics. The comics make light of issues those of us who are bustier tend to deal with, and since it’s creation in January of 2012, it’s hit home with a lot of women.