The Glamorization of Eating Disorders

by Jennie Elgie This was originally posted here  This week’s post is going to be exploring the frequently controversial topic of eating disorders being glamorized by the media and the affect that this has, even subconsciously, on people’s self-image and worth. Has self-consciousness, on a serious level, become something that everyone feels frequently? And is…

PETA: Patriarchy Exploiting The (female) Anatomy

There is an unimaginative and overused motif in the media today- the heavily sexualised and idyllic female body- simultaneously painting an unrealistic picture of perfection for young girls and women and alienating these girls and women from their own bodies, because they cannot match up to the impossible ideals of such images of computerised faultlessness.…