The Magazine Girls

Looking through fashion and beauty magazines I begin to get a little upset because it makes me notice just how many flaws I truly have. There’s a 4-page spread in Allure on how to maintain “perfect skin” and apply makeup “just right” and lose “tons” of weight in “so little” time. Exaggerations like these are what […]

Body Shaming: Confessions of a Skinny Girl

Prejudice. Shame. Hate. These are more than just words. These are real, painful actions that affect people everywhere. Chances are, you’ve experienced some sort of hate in your life and can probably recall the memories of how it felt. An alarming trend has been building on social media sites such as Facebook and Tumblr that […]

Acceptance and Tolerance

After a long evening of judging beautiful elegant gowns, gorgeous stylish swimsuits, and charming sophisticated interviews, the panel of judges selected the top five women for the Miss USA pageant of 2012: Jazz Wilkins of Georgia, Jade Kelsall of Nevada, Audrey Bolte of Ohio, Nana Meriwether of Maryland, and Olivia Culpo of Rhode Island. These […]