Tag Archives: Feminism

Body Shaming

I recently got a lot of abuse on Twitter for discussing the issue of body shaming, fat shaming,  skinny privilege, and feminism. I was called a fucking moron and stupid, and told I must be fat and ugly otherwise I … Continue reading

Posted in Body Image | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 5 Comments

Slag

Going out for a night out when you’re a parent is a rare treat. When you’re a parent in love with another parent, it’s an even more rare treat, because you have to have two happily babysat children, enough money … Continue reading

Posted in Body Image, Family | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Stop Selling Me My Body

As I stood in the shower shaving my legs, shaving my bikini line, shaving my armpits and washing the make up off my face, I had a realisation. All these things I do to my body, all the changes I … Continue reading

Posted in Body Image | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

I’m No Angel

The Victoria’s Secret Angels are images of “perfection”. They are supermodels. Effectively they are super human because no ordinary woman has a body like that. That’s fine because they aren’t employed because of their ordinary looks or ordinary bodies, they’re … Continue reading

Posted in Body Image | Tagged , , , , | 4 Comments

Selfish

I have been called selfish a number of times in my life. Always by men. Never for the reasons I would consider valid. I am selfish in a number of ways and wouldn’t dispute that. I am naturally a loner, … Continue reading

Posted in Love | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment