I’m giving you an F!

Have you ever had a discussion with someone who doesn’t know what they’re talking about? Have you ever had a discussion with someone who never bases their side of the conversation with facts, but bases their opinions on what they hear in the media and what other non-knowers tell them? This is a type of […]

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Who wouldn’t want a Coffee Crisp?

When we think about how disordered eating is being challenged in media, we often think about all the work that is going into campaigns, ads and popular television. They are targeting women and girls to help make them understand how magazines and television are not showing us the whole picture. For me, the first thing […]

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No Shalloween for me

When searching for Halloween costumes for myself and my teenaged daughter, the vast majority of costumes I find in stores and online for women and teen girls are sexy Halloween costumes. When did Halloween become all about sex? And more particularly, an event solely for the male gaze? Isn’t it about dressing up, having fun […]

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No more drinks for me

I started drinking at age 13. I know it’s young, but I suppose growing up witnessing alcoholism led me into a life of trying to escape really early on. My drinking lasted me years and years and I really don’t know when I stopped. It just sort of phased out of my life. I never […]

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