“Skinny Bitch”: Why Skinny-Bashing is a Problematic Rising Trend

On August 4th, 2014, Nicki Minaj dropped her latest single, the immediately catchy “Anaconda,” which samples Sir Mix-a-Lot’s 1992 classic “Baby Got Back.” In the song, Minaj raps proudly about her┬álarge derri├Ęre and all of her male suitors due to her, um, assets. The cover art (below), which shows Minaj squatting with her back to […]

Mary Lambert Hits Hard with #BodyLove

No words. Just listen. Mary Lambert is the┬áprofound┬ásinger who was┬álargely responsible for the success of “Same Love” last year post-SCOTUS and the fight for marriage equality. She continues to fight for equality, this time on the body image-front. Once you get over the surprise of the spoken-word “Body Love Parts 1 & 2,” it’s not […]