Tag: beauty standards

My afro isn’t superficial — it’s political

Not since the civil rights movement has the afro been so visible, but now its purpose isn’t just political — it’s aesthetic. Designers now use “natural” models regularly, countless black-owned online stores…

Let yourself go

I’m about to admit something that, in a patriarchy, is tantamount to a cardinal sin: I’m letting myself go. Letting myself go. I choose that phrase intentionally — a phrase designed to…

In support of Meghan Murphy, in support of feminism

On May 1st, a number of Canadian pro-sex work groups released an open letter to rabble.ca. The letter demanded that rabble, “end [its] association with [Meghan Murphy] as editor and columnist” on…