internal-acceptance-movement:

While we talk a lot about harmful media beauty ideals like extreme thinness, appearance-focused “fitness,” sex appeal, and photoshopping phoniness, one of the most oppressive ideals excludes anyone who isn’t … white. We call it the whitewashing of beauty.

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    SO MUCH YES. I DIDN’T EVEN DO MORE THAN SEE THE PICTURE OF BEYONCE AND READ THE FIRST SENTENCE BUT GOD FUCKING DAMN YES....
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    Awesome insight from one of our founders, Lindsay!
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