Teens, Body Image and Feminism: Reflections of a Former Women's Magazine Reader

When I was twelve-years-old, I had a subscription to Seventeen magazine. I had Tiger Beat posters of C. Thomas Howell, Matt Dillon and Rob Lowe all over my bedroom walls. This was back in the day when The Outsiders was the popular movie (and book -- I must have read it five times). It was the time of drop-waisted mini-skirts and Sarah Jessica Parker was just a teeny-bopper on Square Pegs --my then-FAVORITE show! ...more

Recently a lot of folks have been referencing Sassy...

Somehow, I missed Sassy--it wasn't on ...more