facebook twitter youtube tumblr share this


Quit Playing Barbie


The perfect female is not human; she is a shell representing a female form. Her only attribute is attractiveness, every other characteristic would detract and has therefore been erased. Women are held to this standard and are bombarded with shaming messages that remind them that they will not succeed, be loved, secure or happy unless they conform to the shell identity, which is flawless appearance. The response evoked is guilt, fear and shame.