Don’t fear the mess

mess

We live in a world obsessed with perfection. With the rise of social media programs designed to showcase our lives to the world through series of comments, snippets, and photos, we pick the best, add a filter, and publish. Much like Photoshop allows an artist or photographer to erase the blemishes, tidy up the blurred lines, tone, tighten, and brighten, our phones allow us to touch-up the world around us, projecting the image of how we want our lives to[Read more]

Instagram removes #curvy hashtag, and the world continues to ‘fear’ bigger people

I don’t normally share videos, but Meghan Tonjes, a vlogger and musician that I admire, sums this up better than I could. For those who think this is just a coincidence, this is not the first time that Instagram has removed content of plus sized women, deeming it overly sexual, meanwhile, allowed far more sexual images from skinnier women to remain.In fact – there are images of men with hard-ons, jacking off, that are allowed, yet a woman with curves[Read more]