When the anchor tried to get Falguni Peacock to answer her first question by asking her what these brides should do if they can’t lose weight, the designer told that plus sized brides to stay away from fitted lehengas and deep necks.
Perhaps it was the anxiety that skewed her perspective or just plain observation that beautiful people were treated better, they were blessed with greater bargaining power and their appearance could be used to manipulate situations in their favour.
Corset should be a garment fitted for the needs of those who choose to wear it, not tangled in historical misconceptions.
She realized that her relationship with her body was manipulated by many forces, most of them invisible. A woman could choose to seize some of that control, only at the risk of being typified, scrutinized, criticized, possibly even ostracized.
The need to strip off every strand of hair has come from the societal need for women to look a certain way. What it does boil down to, is the soft ways of taking choice away from women.
Mayer-Rokitansky-Küster-Hauser syndrome or MRKH syndrome is a congenital disorder of the female reproductive system. It causes the vagina and uterus to be underdeveloped or absent, although external genitalia is normal.
Acceptance, appreciation and attention, in the form of compliments are the fuel of a happy social life. When it comes to women, what are these standards?
Using Female flight attendants to sexually titillate the passengers is result of a deeply sexist mindset which has resulted in the aviation industry having an unequal and unsafe work environment.
There was no more a blithe disregard for the etiquette of eating, allowing myself to moan in satisfaction. All that was left was hate for my body.
Gendered expectations of physique and body, and the stigma around women occupying spaces they shouldn’t, has rendered the gym as a space predominantly occupied by men.