Trigger Warning: Rape
Disclaimer: This post is also being brought over to my current blog from my previous site, so it isn’t as up-to-date as the other issues I will be publishing.
I’m sure that most of you have heard of the Steubenville Rape Case; it’s rather difficult to stay ignorant of and has been plastered all over the news.
Continue reading The Steubenville Rape Case: Did They Pay The Price?
Disclaimer: This post mentions domestic violence and IPV (Intimate Partner Violence), which may be upsetting to some readers. This post is also being brought over to my current blog from my previous site, so it isn’t as up-to-date as the other issues I will be publishing.
By now I’m sure you’ve heard about Ray Rice being released from his position on the Ravens. The running back, in case you’re not up to date, had his contract terminated due to a physical altercation with his wife that ended with her unconscious body being dragged from a hotel elevator. Continue reading Janay and Ray Rice: The Question Everyone is Asking
I’d like to share something with the women (and men) who visit this page. It’s something that I know everyone else experiences. And it makes my blood boil.
I’m friends with mostly guys. And they have a lot to learn in the sexism and equality department, even though they honestly think themselves to be totally respectful of women. They all know I consider myself a feminist, but they can’t get through their skulls that men can be feminists as well. One of them has actually stated that men cannot be feminists and he thinks feminists are too extreme. I feel like if I regulated his testicles and gave him a 20% pay cut, he’d probably be just as militant as he thinks we are. But that’s a story for another time. Continue reading The Polite Silence of Feminism
I’m sure that by now you’ve read enough to realize that cosmetic surgery is scarier than you originally thought. The projection of success stories usually covers up the number of botched jobs, keeping them out of the spotlight. Which happens to be a big problem, because we need to make informed decisions about our health and our bodies.
Continue reading Plastic Surgery: Botched Jobs
We’ve talked about South Korea, Latin America, and the US. This week, I’m tackling something a little bigger: Europe. Continue reading Plastic Surgery: Chic Plastique in Europe
Plastic surgery has served as a remedy for disfigurement and low-self esteem. Many now look at surgical procedures as a way to enhance beauty. We can alter anything from our scalps to our toes. But how and why do people decide on certain alterations? Does America even have a ‘type’ of beauty? Continue reading Plastic Surgery: The American Urge to Outdo
We’re all old enough to admit that there are things we don’t like about our bodies.Sometimes it’s our hair, sometimes it’s our feet, and sometimes it’s everything in between. But does that mean we have to turn to plastic surgery to ‘fix’ it? Continue reading The History of Altering Our Bodies