Hyper-sexualising black women comes with its traumas. Bella knows this all too well. Bella speaks to us about experiences that have shaped the way she sees her body and sexuality.
Self-love involves protecting yourself, and Salo learnt that early on. She chats to us about how her ethnicity made others feel entitled to her body, and how she now fully trusts her body’s intuition — if she’s around someone respectful and safe, her gut instinct kicks in.
Negative connotations come with the word “fat” and Noomi is on a mission to remove them. We sat down with her to talk about body image, confidence and intimacy. The first rule of Noomi’s self-love manifesto: looking at yourself naked — it always helps.
Young girls enter this world minding their own business and are instantly told their body parts are “wrong” — too sexual (even when underage) or too imperfect. It takes a minute for them to enter womanhood and call bullshit.
Agnes is young, free and loving it. Unafraid to go against societal norms, she’s waving goodbye to what she’s been conditioned to think about herself since she was a kid and is redefining all of it. She’s getting to know herself on a clean slate, confronting the limits that society has set for norm-critical self-discovery.
Self-love has been a learning process for Faith — something many women know about all too well. We sat down for a one-to-one with the Copenhagen-based model on all things body image, sexuality and self-discovery.
Women are often told to dim their complexities; to tick one of two boxes — hypersexual or conservative. Magda is not buying it: she welcomes every side of herself with open arms. We checked in with her to talk about nudity, hypersexualisation, sex drive, and all the bits in between.
You may know her under her Instagram @bonjourclem where she daily spreads her passionate voice on topics of representation, body positivity and feminism.
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