Why Dove’s “Real Beauty Sketches” Video Makes Me Uncomfortable… and Kind of Makes Me Angry

jazzylittledrops:

So this video started going around my facebook today, with about a dozen of my female friends sharing the link with comments like, and “Everyone needs to see this”, and “All girls should watch this,” and “This made me cry.” And I’m not trying to shame those girls! I definitely understand why they would do so. And I don’t want to be a killjoy. But as I clicked the link and started watching the video, I started to feel a slight sense of discomfort. I couldn’t put my finger on why that was, exactly, but it continued throughout the whole thing. After watching the video several more times, I have some thoughts… 

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dailyoddcompliment:

“Sweatpants Model”

dailyoddcompliment:

“Sweatpants Model”

What happens as grad school fills your mind with knowledge

studentaffairsgradstudent:

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Seriously, can it be Spring Break yet?!

beingblog:

“I love stories. Stories have saved my life, and I also question stories even as I tell them…We all have stories to tell…It’s the complexity of the human heart that I think is poetry’s subject — the complexity of the human experience. I think the best poets writing today represent that complexity in the broadest, deepest sense.”
~Marie Howe from an interview with AGNI photo by Tony Roberts / Flickr, cc by-nc-sa 2.0

beingblog:

“I love stories. Stories have saved my life, and I also question stories even as I tell them…We all have stories to tell…It’s the complexity of the human heart that I think is poetry’s subject — the complexity of the human experience. I think the best poets writing today represent that complexity in the broadest, deepest sense.”

~Marie Howe from an interview with AGNI photo by Tony Roberts / Flickr, cc by-nc-sa 2.0

rainbowalternative:

“I am deliberate and afraid of nothing” -Audre Lorde
Quote tee by Rainbow Alternative. 

want.

rainbowalternative:

“I am deliberate and afraid of nothing” -Audre Lorde

Quote tee by Rainbow Alternative. 

want.

“the only thing i hate more than love is not being in it”
Miles Hodges (via pribri)

When the topic of “Providing Better Service to Parents” comes up in staff meetings

whatshouldwecallstudentaffairs:

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rarasarah:

powerful.  and true.

rarasarah:

powerful.  and true.

doyouknowwhatstarsare:

More than you’ll ever realize.

doyouknowwhatstarsare:

More than you’ll ever realize.