Innovating Activism through Social Media

How has social media come to play a role in activism? What role must it play? What potential does it have to cause social change?

Advertisements

India Arie might not be her hair but is she her body?: Image, facebook and Victoria’s secrets

Think about it, Why is it that I, slim 6 ft creature, eats as or even more and more unhealthy than some of my friends called fat but people would still call me skinny?or even worse,preach about how I’m so lucky, “you can eat anything and never have to worry about being fat”. Like death from high cholesterol is a joke compared to being unable to zip those undersized pants we buy for ourselves in hope,

‘What’s Your Excuse?’

Recently, a woman (Kang) posted the above picture on Facebook. Subsequently it stirred up quite a bit of controversy. This photograph–along with the controversy surrounding it–fits in well with our discussions of women judging other women.