I submitted a blog post to my friend Rachel’s super famous feminist blog Musings of an Imappropriate Woman about body image and stuff. It’s very deep and philosophical. See:
Discussions about body image often centre around how women need to have more realistic body role models, or how we need to have representations of “real women’s” bodies in glossy magazines.
If the media included images of women with a diversity of body shapes and sizes, we would see a reduction in disordered eating and an increase in women’s sense of self‑worth. Why? Because, following this reasoning, women’s self‑esteem is dependent on the way we look.
Read the rest over at Tumblr.