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Body Image Thing (That) – Young Women Speak Out

Edited by Sara Torres

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This edition of Feminist Voices features young women’s essays about body image from across Canada. These young women share their personal experience with: Eating disorders, Depression and anxiety attacks, Developing breasts, shopping for a first bra, Body hair: To shave or not to shave, Body piercing, tattoos, hair dyes, driving Mom insane, Dancing, including belly dancing, Physical as well as mental self torture, The ecstasy of sport, being strong, Dealing with unwanted touching, Discovery of the body’s secret places, Living with disabilities, The body in relation to cultural traditions, Feeling ugly, feeling beautiful, feeling whole, Gaining confidence and self awareness

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