Cleavage, Cleavage, Everywhere.

OK, I’m sick of it. It’s always been on the covers of men’s magazines, and on the covers of women’s magazines. On television, movies and videos, every female down to the age of 10 has cleavage showing. But, I’ve gotten pretty used to seeing the edges of implants, clearly visible, ogled on television and in real life.… [Read more]

War on Women Breeds Self-Esteem and Superficiality Issues

From our earliest memories to the day we die, women and men are bombarded with society’s expectations, including and especially those involving beauty. As a seventeen year old girl, I know what it’s like to be overwhelmed by so many different influences from so many different sources — and I still don’t know what to make of it.… [Read more]

Who’s Afraid of Eve?

You ask this question in a traditional society in Pakistan and you may not catch a commotion at once. Reason? Well, you may ask why look for a reason in the first place; what exactly is so odd about women to induce fear? Let’s zoom in on the context where you start seeing things with implications.… [Read more]

Women: If You’re Not Angry, You’re Not Paying Attention

On Friday I went to a viewing of the documentary, Miss Representation. Many of the quotes that were splashed across the screen were ones I already knew and repeated even. Still, it did not make them any less impactful to see.  I was aware of much of the content that the film explored, but sometimes it is nice to be reminded.… [Read more]