Protest Within, Before Looking Out

cov-b_5Its so easy these days to open a magazine or turn on the TV and roll my eyes at the thin, white, homogeneous portrait of beauty that is portrayed within; so easy that I’ve been doing to for months now without ever stopping to question. Its obvious from previous posts on this blog that body image and the media’s effect on that image is a topic of great importance to me, I really do believe that the people who produce magazines, television, movies, and so on need to ‘step up their game’ and work to truly expand our definition of beauty in society.

Its so easy to point the finger at them and what they can do… I forgot to ask the most important question, what can I do?

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