Here at AIBC, we have been exploring body image, and we have touched on why women have body image issues in general. We would like to share this video of Lily Myers, a student performing for Wesleyan University at the 2013 College Unions Poetry Slam Invitational. If you do nothing else today, take the three and a half minutes to watch this.
Lily’s poem was awarded Best Love Poem at the tournament, and it is our opinion that it is a lesson in loving yourself, and how our role models shape us either willingly or unwillingly. Lily really provides some insight into how expectations for men and women differ and how much setting examples for our daughters really does matter.
The Catty Team