Inspire, motivate, do! New blog is posted to inspire!
Today I was contemplating the term “Man Up” and its lack of meaning. Of course there’s an implied meaning (courtesy of our fantastic social constructs) that accomplishes nothing but making the person being told to “man up” feel like less of a “man,” whatever that means.
So I looked on urbandictionary for an official socially constructed definition. My favorite was:
My friend Ariana has a humanitarian soul. She was born in Venezuela and has residency in the US. We met at OSU on my first day of classes and have been close ever since. What I love about Ariana and what makes her such a great warrior queen is that she gives without complaint whenever she can. Her latest project is an easy one to donate to and a great cause (and probably one of the most challenging things I think a person in a first world country can do). Here is a little bit she wrote about Living Below the Line.
Happy International Women’s Day! #patriarchy #internationalwomensday #warriorqueen
Hey guys, our theme for June is friendship…does anyone have any suggestions? :)
A teenager from Maine is petitioning Seventeen to print images of real girls, without any photoshop enhancements, in an effort to help young women accept themselves exactly as they are. Julia Bluhm, a 14-year-old from Maine, has started a petition on change.org asking the youth publication to print at least one photoshop-free spread per month, and she’s getting enough support behind her to really make a difference.