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teenage girls: "...they haven’t been living, they’ve been performing."

Teenage girls try to navigate the minefields of desirability, attractiveness, and self-objectification in the age of Facebook. [more inside]
posted by flex on Oct 23, 2012 - 80 comments

Meaning my size, IS NONE OF YOUR FUCKING BUSINESS.

Humans of New York is a Facebook page that posts pictures of the humans (and sometimes pets) of New York. Yesterday, HONY got ready to post a picture of an NYU student named Stella, . Afterwards, she told the photographer about a self-portrait she recently posted on Tumblr. So, instead of just posting of the photo they took, they also included her self portrait. In the first 13 hours, the photo was been seen by 2.4 million people, and has been "liked" by 300,000. [more inside]
posted by roomthreeseventeen on Oct 19, 2012 - 106 comments

Is Bald Really Better?

Is Bald really better? Bald R Us is a website dedicated to those who celebrate their baldness (as opposed to shelling out money for Rogaine or Propecia). They esteem women who like their men bald. (Does hair really matter?) They share Hairy Horror Stories , give romantic tips (for the hairless), and allow viewers to ask questions to the Bald Guy. Their motto: "God made a few perfect heads and on the rest He put hair."
posted by jacknose on Aug 15, 2002 - 26 comments

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