The criticism of women’s magazines contains many shades of sexism. There’s the implication that to care about beauty is vain and a waste of time.
Critique devastates me. I never want to do anything wrong. When I believe I have done something wrong, I tend to avoid the situation or people involved indefinitely. Run somewhere where I can try again. Start from scratch.
There’s a saying that if it’s not broke, don’t fix it. But what happens when something or someone does change — especially if that person’s a woman?
Recently, I was looking through some old pictures of myself.... Like every other person on this earth, I have my insecurities. As I was looking at these photos, I found myself picking out my faults, finding things that I would like to change, putting myself down for looking a certain way or not looking a certain way.
The new movie gives us a strong-willed heroine with a backbone—if one not immediately apparent.
Can a popular author also be celebrated for literary quality? Not if that author is a woman like Austen.
The latest style trend seems to send a subliminal message to women: Don't be too proud.
Ghostbusters, Mormons, and orgasms. Just another week at Ravishly . . .
Rather than seeing Beyoncé's sexual performance as linked to destruction, we can consider whether eroticism might be an alternative to violence.
This year, I pledge to watch this ridiculous show without falling into the sexist trap that's been set for me.