Category Archives: Feminism

Victoria’s Secret’s war on bums esclalates

Does my bum look big in this? Actually, I’m writing this in a pair of “relaxed tailored” sweatpants so don’t answer that. I mean rather, that Victoria’s Secret have been at it again: wielding their retouching software with all the … Continue reading

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Bravissimo to host transgender fitting event

Tomorrow evening, lingerie pioneers Bravissimo will host their first event for transgender and non-binary people. The brand, who’s philosophy has always been that “women should have a really uplifting and confidence boosting experience whenever and wherever they shop with us”, are seeking … Continue reading

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Modelled by Role Models

“I like to think there’s so much more to me than just the way I look – Marquita Pring. There is a lot of nonsense in marketing. I should know: it’s my job. And as I’ve often written (i.e here), … Continue reading

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Free The Nipple!

It’s time to #FreeTheNipple! Or rather, it’s probably time we stopped freaking out so much about something every single mammal in the world has when it appears on a certain 50+% of the human population. In a culture that loses … Continue reading

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Most inspiring Kickstarter ever: the Monokini

A couple of days late to this, but I can’t quite articulate how wonderful, inspiring and cockle-warming this Monokini Kickstarter story is. Bold, fun, and designed exclusively for women after a mastectomy; Monokini stands up to “narrow minded ideas of beauty” … Continue reading

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Veet score massive own goal with lame ‘dudeness’ ads

Sometimes, I love the world. No sooner had depilation fundamentalists Veet launched a campaign telling their target consumer that 24 hours worth of hair growth is equivalent to growing a penis, were they forced to pull the campaign with an embarrassed apology … Continue reading

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“The Sexy Lie”

I wanted to share this provocative TEDxYouth talk by Caroline Heldmen for a little bit of Sunday smarts. It’s an interesting data led discourse on “objectification culture”, especially self-objectification, and its ability to limit the potential of girls and women. … Continue reading

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