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Underneath We Are Women

Underneath We Are Women: The Book Project Celebrating Body Diversity

Earlier this year, I took part in a unique photo shoot for Underneath We Are Women. This project is the brainchild of photographer Amy D. Herrmann, a photographer from Australia. Her goal is to publish 100 images of women from all over the world, plus feature their stories, in a coffee table book. It’s all […]

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Perle Noire: Helping Women Heal Through Feminine Energy

One of the things I enjoy most about my work is the opportunity to meet people from all over the world. And it doesn’t matter whether they’re in the lingerie, comedy, or entertainment industry. Because I can connect with anyone through Instagram or other social media platforms. But I’ve always been in awe of those who […]

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Reclaiming my time

Reclaiming My Time: Thoughts on Aging While Female

I’ve been struggling with writing a post about my most recent photoshoot. There didn’t seem to be a way to tie these photos together, except as proof that more mature women adore wearing beautiful lingerie. Then I remembered Congresswoman Maxine Waters and a phrase she kept repeating during a Congressional hearing. The video went viral. “Reclaiming my time” […]

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Dietland

Fat and Angry: Why You Should be Watching Dietland

A little more than a year ago, Taffy Brodesser-Akner wrote a long and heart-wrenching article for the New York Times about her lifelong entanglement with the weight loss industry. “Each time we did the eating exercise, I would cry. ‘‘What is going on for you?’’ the leader would ask. But it was the same answer […]

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ageless

Stop Calling Women Ageless: One Senior’s Rant

I’m 62 and have never been happier in my entire life (no lie). But I’m starting to get very irritated (no, make that pissed off) about the beauty industry’s latest catchphrase: ageless beauty. Commercials either try to sell me some anti-aging cream to erase my wrinkles or tell me I need to wear an age-defying […]

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