Body Love

Dear #StopFitspiration Haters: Don’t Put Dirt on my Grave Just Yet

“So now we get to deal with more liberal fem bullshit.” Yes, apparently that is me: Liberal, Feminist, Bullshit. Tonight shit hit the fan. Literally. OK not literally. But still – literally.  The #StopFitspiration haters are back and in full-force. They are coming strong and hard and they are incessant. Tonight I was graced with my …

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Interview for “The Lunge” – anti-Fitspiration Project

As some of you know by now, last year under the umbrella of Libero Network I started a #StopFitspiration project. This project has received a lot of feedback – some good, and some bad. The best part is to see the conversation about Fitspiration take off and begin spreading – asking questions, sharing concerns, and …

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The ‘Ethics’ of Photoshop

Here’s a paper I wrote in February 2012 for my Computing for Communications class on Photoshop and ethical boundaries. The use of Photoshop to edit and ‘enhance’ images is controversial to say the least. As activists hold a magnifying glass (sometimes literally) against these images in order to investigate how and to what extent reality …

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