The BoPo Beat Blog — News
As 2019 passes us and a new adventure into 2020 begins, here are the proudest moments supporting body image that happened during thankubody's first year. Thank you for supporting me and making these moments possible.
The photo above was the theme here last week as I was preparing this lovely order for 20 You Are Enough buttons! 3 Cheers to Instagram You may have heard in the news last week that after significant campaigning by celebrity body activist Jameela Jamil, Instagram has updated their policy to prevent under 18-year-olds from seeing posts and images relating to the advertising to fad dieting products. [hand clapping and thumbs up emoji's x 100] This is great news, as this type of content can have huge implications for body image among young people! Read more about it here. September Newsletter out...
A zine (zeen) is a handmade and self-published booklet that is used to communicate ideas and art. Traditionally they were made with basic materials like paper pen and a photocopier. They were quick to produce so that you could share ideas in an efficient way. It's an inspirational experience going to a Zine Fest.
This is the title (and drafted artwork) for my next zine. It is the simple story of a girl objectified by her community and surrounding culture. It seems innocent enough, yet this is not an uncommon story. Let's work together to change the way we place emphasis on one another's qualities.