Fangirls, when I was younger, it took a lot to intimidate me. I was fantastic at martial arts, was the biggest person my age, and I had a short temper. The people that went to school with me knew I was not to be messed with. By the time high school hit, all of that was gone. I had quit karate, lost all of my confidence, and just wanted to fade into the background.
Fangirls, Dove soap has been doing some lovely things. They’ve got a video about curly hair, and loving it. That video made me cry. It features some very young girls saying that they wish they had straight hair instead of their curls, and that some even feel like ripping their hair out.
Fangirls, recently I’ve been talking myself up online, and to my friends. Out of nowhere, I’ve gained this gusto, this confidence, that I can’t really explain. I’m okay with it, but I do worry that sometimes it’s too much.
Over the past few weeks, my feeds have been flooded with even more selfies, inspirational quotes, and things of the like. However, it’s a lovely sort of timeline clogging. Its all the result of a pretty wonderful hashtag that is promoting self confidence, positive attitudes, and the unity of women. Read More »
Fangirls, I know there is a thought that women should be quiet and demure, and believe me, those bother me. But I think the idea that women shouldn’t have a lot of sex is the thing that bothers me more than the others.