It all goes to show how hard it is for women to see and accept other people’s bodies, let alone their own. Continue reading
Posted in Questionhair
Tagged body image, chimps, comparisons, d for dalrymple, family, female body hair, friends, hair removal, hairy, hyperbole, lies damn lies and statistics, Questionhair
As someone who has spent much of her life inwardly convinced that her pubes naturally start at eyebrow level and extend to her feet, I’d like your input on these important issues. I’ve already informally interviewed a number of people about body hair and their attitudes towards it. I’m looking now to get some more formal data, so I’ve written a little questionnaire. Continue reading
When you’re a kick-ass feminist in a large group of other kick-ass feminists, there is enormous pressure on you to be consistently kick-ass. Continue reading
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Tagged 12 November 2011, Bodies, body image, Caitlin Moran, depression, Ditching Dieting, eating disorders, Endangered Bodies, Endangered Species, family, Fat Is A Feminist Issue, Fem 11, feminism, food, friends, Friends' meeting house, Germaine Greer, hangovers, hunger, kickassery, London, obesity, self esteem, Susie Orbach, UK Feminista, unhappiness, weight
Deny it as you will (and I’m constantly amazed by the lengths to which some of you will go to do so), but autumn is here, and winter is hot on its heels. And I, for one, couldn’t be more pleased.