Category Archives: Body Image

I’m No Angel, Either

By Kemora Williams Beyoncé stated it best in her song “No Angel”, when she said, “You’re no angel, either.” Lane Bryant, a plus size clothing brand, launched an advertising campaign on Monday, April 6, 2015. The advertisement is call #ImNoAngel, … Continue reading

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You’re Beautiful!

By Rocky Richards What do you love about music? I love the fact that our emotions are affected by music. Anytime I find myself down or happy, music is always my turning point. As I was sitting listening to the … Continue reading

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In Response to Tess Munster: Plus Size Model

By Matiara Huff Please watch this video before reading this blog! First of all I would like to say, Laci Green is so great. I encourage everyone to watch all of her other videos on her channel Sex+. Secondly, Tess … Continue reading

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I am Not My Hair

By Torshawna Griffin One of my favorite songs to listen to is India Arie’s “I am not my hair”. This is a favorite of mine because it not only tells people not to define you by your hair, but not … Continue reading

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Small Numbers with Big Impacts

  By Matiara Huff I recently a saw this commercial on TV, and I loved every second of it. I thought it was empowering, and I feel that it brought up some necessary food for thought. It made me wonder … Continue reading

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I’m Joining the Fat Acceptance Movement

By Matiara Huff and Kacie Otto I have noticed this happing a lot lately, and I think it is time that I blogged about it. Fat Shaming is when a person is made fun of or treated like less of … Continue reading

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Women’s Center Welcomes New Staff Member!

By Torshawna Griffin Hi, my name is Torshawna Griffin. I am a second year student studying Mechanical Engineering. I chose UMKC because of the prestigious engineering community and the distance from home, not too far away but not too nearby. … Continue reading

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Sister Circle and Self Image

By Rocky Richards There are 365 days that make up a year and out of those days everyone receives one day (Halloween) to be someone or something else. Would you prefer to be someone else or be yourself for Halloween? … Continue reading

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Choose Your Halloween Costume for You

By Matiara Huff Halloween is a time where people can express themselves though costumes without being judged. However, over the years Halloween has made women’s costumes less playful and more sexual. Halloween’s stereotypes of women have made the way we … Continue reading

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We Are Enough

By Kacie Otto Self confidence is something that I’ve got to work on every day. Because my body is not what I see in the media, it took me a long time to accept and love my body for what … Continue reading

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