Gender, Sex, Culture, Folklore, and the Body

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Final Project: Reclaiming Body Hair

Final Project: Period Shaming and Erasing the Stigma

Final Project: Quarantine Hair Edition

Difficulties in Parenting Sexually Healthy Humans

Sex Education begins far before “the talk” as does sexual health BASIC FACTS ABOUT BODIES, HOW THEY WORK AND Supporting healthy body image begins at birth and traverses the life span. Parents ask yourselves if your resources, as well as… Continue Reading →

The Objectification of Black Women’s Bodies

New research suggests that black women are more likely than white women to be sexually objectified and perceived less than fully human. According to Watson, Robinson, Dispenza, & Nazari (2012) sexual objectification is “the experience of being treated as a… Continue Reading →

Baby Got Back: Brazilian Butt Lift

Table of Contents Definition History Procedure Risks/ Complications Costs Definition  A Brazilian butt lift (BBL) which is medically known as the gluteoplasty is when additional fat from other areas of the body such as the abdomen, lower back, hips or… Continue Reading →

HAIRSTORY: Braids and Appropriation

“They Don’t Like Us, but They Want To Be Like Us”- Yvonnia Black women are known for trying different things with their hair. From wearing natural styles, locs, weaves or maybe even a silk press, the styles are never ending…. Continue Reading →


Colorism has been a sneaky contender upon the lifestyles of everyone around us. Skin color plays a large role in decision making and other things alike. Colorism is defined as the prejudicing of an individual on the basis of skin shade… Continue Reading →

The Body as a Trend

Throughout the last 120 years or so, the rising popularity of media in America has allowed its citizens to meticulously track a trend that directly correlates to the lifestyle health, diet culture and exercise popularity of women, despite such being… Continue Reading →

The History of Face Tattoos

Tattoo’s have been around since developed civilizations began. Tattoos are now considered a form of self expression by many.  Previously, they served as a way to openly mark the social status of an individual. One of the biggest developments in the… Continue Reading →

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