The origin of self-hatred starts with the map of stretch marks etched down the backs of my legs, carved like lace down my thighs, hugging my waist and tattooed deeply into my breasts.
Average-sized (8-10) model Myla Dalbesio might finally bring a sense of familiarity for the rest of us mere mortals.
“My porn starlets will be too busy working on their PhDs to go the gym,” slam poet Ernie Cline says in “Nerd Porn Auteur,” his comedic rant about the adult film industry. Along with this condemnation of the disappointing lack of diversity in mainstream porn, I’ve also often bought into the idea that any interest… Read More »
You are a grown-ass woman. You are a grown-ass, mature adult woman, and you are considering some light shoplifting because the giant megastore employee just told you that “sizes aren’t interchangeable” but like, let’s be honest, the last time your top half matched your bottom half you were 8 years old and even then you… Read More »
Hey there. I’m Jess. I’m Tera. We’re sisters. Same mom. Same dad. Same blood. Full-on related. Grew up in the same house. Attended the same schools. Went on the same family road trips. That’s a picture of us from when we were kids at Sauble beach. Check out our sweet, sweet ‘80s swimsuits and gorgeous… Read More »
“Voluptuous women have played Juliet before”: On making it out of Theatre School with my Self-Esteem intact
I stood in front of my mirror at home in my underwear, surveying my body from all angles. My movement teacher had summoned me to a private meeting earlier in the week during my first year of Theatre School to discuss my progress in her class. ‘Movement’ is a part of Theatre School curriculum designed… Read More »