The Women's Studies Dropout

A blog where feminist friends continue their class discussions



Body Identity Crisis

Earlier this year, I discovered I have hips. I'd cleaned up my diet, bought a fitbit, and started noticing positive changes with regard to my health and well-being.  This, ironically, precipitated something of an identity crisis.  Let me explain. I... Continue Reading →


“I will eat all the cookies”: The Acceptability of Body-Shaming Women

Not too long ago, I was happily eating a cookie when a man informed me that I was allowed to eat cookies only because I went to the gym often. I immediately went in for a second cookie simply out... Continue Reading →

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