Wait – what does acne have to do with feminism?
Well, the struggles that Celia Edell describes in this video might be familiar – and what she says about self-worth, the media, classism, and more will probably be familiar, too.
So learn the connections between these common problems and you’ll learn why the pressure to have clear skin is, indeed, a feminist issue.
The Editors at Everyday Feminism
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To learn more about this topic, check out:
- Having Acne Isn’t Bad – But Here’s Why Judging People for It Is
- Authentically Loving the Skin I’m in – ‘Flaws’ and All
- 3 Surprising Ways I Learned to Love Myself After a Lifetime of Being Ridiculed for My Looks
Celia Edell is a Contributing Vlogger for Everyday Feminism, a freelance writer, and feminist philosopher. She holds a Masters degree in Philosophy from the University of Sheffield in England and is currently doing her PhD in Philosophy at McGill University in Montreal. Her interests include critical race theory, mental health awareness, and bad made-for-TV movies. She tweets and blogs under the name @ceedling. Watch her videos here.
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