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Battle fat-shaming and enjoy your body with Eat All The Ice Cream Ever

It’s summertime! Which invariably signals the smell of sizzling burgers, the sound of joy and splashing, and the ungodly sight of your gut hanging over the front of your swim trunks like a slab of slimy dolphin meat. I’d say self-hatred is as much a summer tradition as Memorial Day weekend barbecues. Only it lasts all summer instead of just a weekend and entails an ingestion of self-loathing rather than delicious hamburgers. Body shaming is such a tradition that US Weekly runs a season-long “perfect beach bod” celeb column. And, of course, when the fashion brand LilLy Pulitzer was reprimanded…

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Women redesign female characters to show what videogames are missing out on

“Suppose, for instance, that men were only represented in literature as the lovers of women, and were never the friends of men, soldiers, thinkers, dreamers; how few parts in the plays of Shakespeare could be allotted to them; how literature would suffer! We might perhaps have most of Othello; and a good deal of Antony; but no Caesar, no Brutus, no Hamlet, no Lear, no Jaques—literature would be incredibly impoverished, as indeed literature is impoverished beyond our counting by the doors that have been shut upon women.” – Virginia Woolf, A Room of One’s Own When Virginia Woolf was asked…