The Downfalls of Social Media – and a Lesson Simone Biles Can Teach Us

When I was young, bullying mainly happened in person, or maybe over a computer on instant messaging. But today, it can happen a lot more places than that - like on social media. I just came across an article about Simone Biles, 19 year old olympic gymnast, who was recently body shamed on Twitter. Let's … Continue reading The Downfalls of Social Media – and a Lesson Simone Biles Can Teach Us

Coffee Break: Shamed If I do, Shamed If I don’t 

“To some I’m too curvy. To others I’m too tall, too busty, too loud, and, now, too small — too much, but at the same time not enough. When I post a photo from a ‘good angle,’ I receive criticism for looking smaller and selling out. When I post photos showing my cellulite, stretch marks, … Continue reading Coffee Break: Shamed If I do, Shamed If I don’t 

Miss Teen USA Cutting Swimsuit Competition

It was recently reported that the 51 women who will compete in future Miss Teen USA pageants will no longer do a swimsuit competition - this portion of the competition would be replaced by a brand new athletic wear competition. Well, thank goodness. Because I'm sorry, but what 14 to 19 year old needs a … Continue reading Miss Teen USA Cutting Swimsuit Competition