“She posts a lot about her body and her confidence, and she interacts with her fans a lot,” said Zerr, who lives in San Diego. “I try to follow, and encourage others to follow, accounts that promote self-love and self-acceptance.”
Today’s adolescent girls are bombarded with messages about their bodies just like previous generations. There is the familiar content, the diet advice, exercise plans and makeup tips, all of which encourage young women to shape-shift into what they are told is a more palatable version of themselves.
Then there is a whole other variety of messages, ones that might shock … Read the rest