By Calley Hair
|There's a chick here.|
That's why I'm sucking
in my gut.
Society’s views toward the female body are backwards and not just because they promote unhealthy eating and exercise habits: They also promote weakness.
Women need to take pride in their own physical strength in spite of a culture that discourages the very notion.
When esteemed feminist Gloria Steinem’s spoke at the University of Idaho last Thursday, she raised countless riveting points, but one idea stuck in my mind above the rest.
“Human bodies are instruments, and not ornaments,” Steinem said.