Hairy, Angry Feminist: Why I Put Down My Razor

As of October last year, I stopped shaving my armpits. Of course, I’d heard of other feminists doing it, and thought it was pretty damn awesome. Yet, I never mustered up the strength to throw out my disposable razors and go “au naturale.” Oddly enough, I hadn’t shaved my legs consistently for about a year…

Stop Pretending

 by Esperanza M Stop pretending girls are ethereal beings instead of humans. Stop feeling grossed out by nature. Stop with your ridiculous expectations. We have body hair, stretch marks, scars and birth marks. We have biological functions and needs, Blood pours out of ourselves once a month for days. We are humans. We are living beings.…

Leak

  I wanted to create something that reflects upon my own sexual activity and personal choices. Such a personal subject can often become tangled in society’s expectations and change what I felt. I wanted to create something which does not say ‘”this is wrong and that is right” but to explore my thoughts at a…

My Skin

When I was younger, I did not compare myself  to others. It wasn’t until I was in middle school that my mom began saying things like “All the other girls in your school are really skinny, aren’t they?” I said I wasn’t sure, but after that, I started to notice. I began to criticize myself as…