Tag Archives: Beauty Myth

March 01

Activism Barbie

    Firstly I would like to thank Dr Paula Singleton of Leeds Beckett University,¬†whom you can contact on twitter here.¬†Paula very kindly shared her resources and ideas with me, and you can read about some of her Activism Barbie workshops on her blog. I would also like to thank Dr Kay Standing, Reader in […]

August 20

Designing the Doll: bikini, figure and body-building

The real living dolls. Not so long ago, female bodybuilding and competing was the preserve of a minority. Then the Bikini category was added, and aided by the explosion of Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest, blogs.. previous elitist language such as ‘eating clean’, ‘carb depletion’ have become social media favourites. It seems every other bikini-clad twenty-something […]