Get Activist – Protesting Unrealistic Body Ideals

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About Face – a body-positivity activism group protested in front of Victoria Secret this weekend. You can read about their protest here

I love it when people take action against the powers that oppress them, particularly when their action speaks volumes to a public that might not even realize how they are being oppressed.

That’s the thing about images and ideas of the ideal body – so many people don’t even realize how the repetitive onslaught of the media is chipping away at their sense of self and their ability to be empowered. What can we do to carry on the charge that was created by these awesome activists in San Francisco?

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2 responses

  1. This is very interesting! I’ve been working against eating disorders and unrealistic body ideals for a few years in Sweden and I see some changes. I’ve just started up a blog in English too. I really like yours!

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