Young + Beautiful

Kiran. Cake-Maker and Brainy Lady. 24. Describe your relationship with your body. I have a very difficult and often confusing relationship with my body. There are days when I love the figure I see in the mirror and then there are times when I avoid looking in the mirror altogether. There are days when I feel... Continue Reading →

Young + Beautiful

Gold teeth, grey goose, trippin' in the bathroom? Bloodstains, ballgowns, trashin' the hotel room? It's the life Skins sold to us as teens and the life Lorde shot down. What's it really like being fresh-faced and fancy free? Here's another look at the life of a 21st Century 20-something navigating all the obstacles that come... Continue Reading →

Young + Beautiful

Quit the tabloids. Halt the glossies. Here’s another look into the really real realities of being a woman with a body and all of the issues that come with it. Told from the point of view of today’s twenty-somethings. KATHERINE. VINTAGE VENDOR AND WORD QUEEN. 23. How confident would you say you were? It can... Continue Reading →

Young + Beautiful

We all hate our bodies. We all want to be longer, thinner, bonier, better.The media ruined us and we're all on a diet. That's what we're told anyhow. I've decided to search out all the young women in my life and quiz them on how they really feel about their bodies. Here is the first interview... Continue Reading →

Reappropriating Reappropriation

Reclaiming words is officially a thing. From queer, to slut and even n*gga marginalised groups are taking back the words so often used against them and wearing them with pride. To an extent it seems like a radical move. Reappropriation allows people to own their identities and stick two fingers up at haters in the... Continue Reading →

Symposium

Symposium Séance in the moonlight and your eyes strike green – Snap. It’s just me and you. - They say if you stare in a moonlit mirror you see the devil himself. Boo! You’re my demon and I’m yours. - We’ve the same baked bread skin; our veins pool from the same ocean. Identical twins.... Continue Reading →

Your Body Matters

We’re faced with images and ideologies twenty-four seven and more often than not they tell us that the only thing that matters is how we look. As an entire gender we spend our lives plucking and preening, pinching and purging. We’re pulled from one side of the spectrum to the other. When we’re slim we’re... Continue Reading →

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