Curves and Culture

Living Without Catcalling

I don’t remember the first time I got catcalled. I must have been in middle school. I grew up in a peaceful, small town, so I started walking everywhere I wanted to go starting in the 6th grade. Walking while female is taken as an invitation by catcallers, so the shouts, honks, and comments were a constant part of my…

Busty Role Model: Marina Diamandis

Coming of age as a busty young woman can be daunting. As I have already discussed, young women with ample bosoms are put in an unfair position. They are seen as inherently too sexy, and then criticized for either embracing or hiding that beauty. They are portrayed in media as either slutty, dumb, or cruel, and sometimes all three. While…

Curvy Girl Confidence Booster

  About a month ago, I was pretty down in the dumps. I was getting ready to move, which involved sorting through all of my clothes. I really enjoy my clothes. Having a personal style is important to me, and nothing boosts my confidence like a truly stunning outfit. But of course I have days when it seems like none…