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Skin Language: Unpacking the Cover of Elle Magazine

After reading about the current controversy surrounding Elle Magazine, I am left thinking of skin, of the ways we culturally embed the flesh with racist stereotypes. Dominant culture has mythologized light skin as privileged, setting a dangerous precedent. On the … Continue reading

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Interrogating the Asexual, Erased Body

While working on completing a visual essay on why our bodies are held to unrealistic standards, I have been looking at various body types in catalogs. I have noticed that the presentation of some bodies is meant to evoke asexuality … Continue reading

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