body confidence is a con

Body confidence is a con

Every time you post an “empowering” selfie you reinforce the message that your value lies in the way your body looks. There is a celebrity who likes to post selfies. You might say she’s known for it. Many of them are semi-naked. More recently she posted an entirely naked one. I’m not going to include…

Make up-free? Not for me.

It doubtless won’t have escaped your notice that this week the latest Facebook trend is make-up free selfies. You probably know why as well: it’s a viral campaign for Cancer Research. Post a selfie, make a donation. Everyone’s doing it. Well, not everyone. Just women. A few men have come up with an alternative, posting…

Are you a trendy feminist?

Happy New Year! What better why to start the year than with a checklist? You see I, like all writers, have resolved to write more this year but it has come to my attention that to be a successful or popular blogger you need to be a bit… well, trendy. You need to be in…