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An interlude: On food and creativity

“A culture fixated on female thinness is not an obsession about female beauty, but an obsession about female obedience. Dieting is the most potent political sedative in women’s history; a quietly mad population is a tractable one.”― … 424 more words


Gomez gives body-positive response following IG comments

Can’t a girl just go on vacation with her friends? While that could have been the response Selena Gomez left for body shamers on her… 145 more words

The Inspired Life


On Monday (March 19), it was hard to look anywhere on the internet without seeing paparazzi pics of Selena Gomez rocking an orange bikini. The pop star was photographed soaking up the sun in Sydney, Australia, and the ensuing pics ignited troll-heavy conversations about Gomez’s body and the visible scars from her  368 more words

Happy Favourites of the Week - Chat and Nap

The Beauty Myth – The feminist book about how women are controlled with beauty. It is not news, but still, a very interesting book as it digs deep into the issues. 429 more words

What Inspires Me

The Beauty Myth

There is no way to deny the fact that the portal of women in media is one of the biggest issues in today’s society. ‘The Beauty Myth’ is a novel written by Naomi Wolf where she analyses the theory that digital media is turning women to hate themselves. 230 more words

In Defense of the Classroom

January 12, 2018

The first time I ever taught a college-level class was as a graduate student at Atlanta’s Emory University in White Hall, probably the fall 1986. 958 more words

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