Beautiful Bones

It’s March.  It’s hard not to realize that bikini season is just around the corner.  Being internet-reliant, I decided to do some searches of ways to get bikini-ready for a summer at the Sandbanks.  Not unsurprisingly, I came across www.prettythin.com , a site that boasts daily “Thinspiration” and anorexia support.…

Women Belong in the Kitchen

Growing up in an Italian family, the gender boundaries have always been clearly laid out.  Men belong at the supper table, in front of the TV, or beside the BBQ.  Women belong in the laundry room, kitchen, and nursery.  As many leaps and bounds have been made so that women…

Happy Birthday, Barbie!

Today, Barbie celebrates her 50th birthday.  For many, this doll is not only a reminder of childhood games but also the marker of what they thought a woman could be.  Barbie is, in my opinion, a paradox for feminism.  On the one hand, you have a woman who has tried…

Hello, Sunshine

So, this is my first blog entry. This is starting off as an assignment for WMNS225, but hopefully I enjoy blogging and will continue to do it on a regular basis =) Enjoy my musings!