Posts Tagged: beauty ideals

Barbie’s Body Evolves

News flash: Barbie’s got some junk in her trunk! After nearly 57 years, Barbie is finally packing on some healthy pounds and she’s not rushing to sign up with Jenny Craig to shed them! In fact she’s quite okay with

Barbie’s Body Evolves

News flash: Barbie’s got some junk in her trunk! After nearly 57 years, Barbie is finally packing on some healthy pounds and she’s not rushing to sign up with Jenny Craig to shed them! In fact she’s quite okay with

Vintage cartoon Horny Granny 1974

An Age Old Problem: Women and Aging

Growing up, being an “older” woman was not a pretty picture – literally. Predictably, post-menopausal women were pictured pleasingly plump their sagging jowls and sagging breasts as slumping as their sedentary, asexual lives that were defined by grandchildren, gossip and

Vintage cartoon Horny Granny 1974

An Age Old Problem: Women and Aging

Growing up, being an “older” woman was not a pretty picture – literally. Predictably, post-menopausal women were pictured pleasingly plump their sagging jowls and sagging breasts as slumping as their sedentary, asexual lives that were defined by grandchildren, gossip and

woman looking in mirror

All American Beauty

  Reflections on Beauty Who’s the fairest of them all? In the great cultural cauldron of 20th century America there was one basic ingredient to being an American Beauty- Caucasian. Well, apparently that old-fashioned recipe for prejudice is still being

woman looking in mirror

All American Beauty

  Reflections on Beauty Who’s the fairest of them all? In the great cultural cauldron of 20th century America there was one basic ingredient to being an American Beauty- Caucasian. Well, apparently that old-fashioned recipe for prejudice is still being