The Girl in the Pressbox: Where are our female role models?

The hypersexualization of women has been noted and you’ve likely heard all about it in your women and gender studies classes so I won’t regurgitate it here, except to say that I’m proud of Aerie, American Eagle’s lingerie brand for showing the most vulnerable demographic that perfect isn’t real. It’s airbrushed. And they won’t stand…

The Girl in the Pressbox: Speaking Out

Every social movement needs a face—someone behind it that is willing to take the cause and make a change. It takes people who are willing to stand up and say something is wrong in order to make it right. It’s almost 2014, and I don’t understand how people can be so vehemently against people who…