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Empowerment Amber? I'm not buying it.

Can we talk about the actual details of the picture for a moment, paying particular attention to her body hair; the ‘bush’ trimmed into a lovely circle while the rest of her skin is perfectly hairless and flawlessly glistening. Not to mention the photoshop, fantastic lighting, saucy setting, and skilled photographer – yes, this is definitely the behaviour of someone who is trying to relate to the average woman. 

I Never Knew I Was A Feminist

I believe in equality by default. I want to do the right thing (most of the time) by default and I despise injustice by default. Feminism was never a title I considered, because I never knew I needed to consider it. No one had ever asked 'do you believe in equal rights?' 'how do you feel about women being exploited?' 'should men be paid more because they have a penis?'. Why would anyone ever need need me to answer those questions?

The Real You

Does no one take pride in their real genuine selves anymore? Do not get me wrong, we all want the best parts to be the only parts that others get to see, but how far will we go to conceal the things we don't like? Why do we so desperately want everyone to think we are perfect?