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For children who are brought up facing the struggles of being overweight, life can be full of low self-esteem and self-hate. Starting from a young age, a fat child can easily recognize how their appearance affects their identity, through interactions (More)
  Transgender females have been largely cast out by society. Their resilience to this oppression faced on an everyday basis affects their mental health. This issue is contemporary to the current society’s climate, due to the mass media of C (More)
  The fashion industry is an industry that is growing and changing all the time. Fashion is a way of expressing who you are throughout clothes and is considered a type of art form. Even if you don’t know a single thing about clothes or aren (More)
amilliga wrote: Poem: The Stretch Mark
My body has marks Some of them are dark Some are around my waist Some are near my face My thighs have lines but they are fine. I'm just me So let me be B E A U T I F U L A collaborative poem by Paige and Jessica in WMST (More)
[caption id="attachment_366" align="aligncenter" width="296"] https://i.pinimg.com/originals/4e/6e/d5/4e6ed59a3609a23372546dc8897dca3e.jpg[/caption] This meme is a picture of two black women in lingerie but one has darker skin than the other. On t (More)
I was born and raised in the Bronx, New York to a Trinidadian and Jamaican family. My grandma was born and raised in Trinidad and my grandpa was born and raised in Jamaica. They both left their countries for a better life. New York is considered the (More)
amilliga wrote: The Search for Self Love
Every day, I pass by my mirror at least 30 times and there is not one time where I pass by it without lifting up my shirt to see what my body is looking like. This is something I do, every, single, day. When I finish eating a meal, I do it. When I co (More)
amilliga wrote: Image vs. Reality
Body image. It’s such a common, nondescript term for much a complex issue. Every person on this planet sees themselves differently: differently from how they actually look, from how they appear to others, from how media feels that should look. Thro (More)