'I'm not like the other girls' is a phrase I grew up hearing in movies. We all wanted to be that quirky outcast girl who wore ankle-high converse, liked video games instead of make-up and was fancied by that dreamy popular boy.
‘Girl Boss’. A supposedly empowering term, plastered all over Instagram with the intent of inspiring women to stand their ground and take the glory that’s rightly theirs. All great stuff... if it wasn’t drowned in inequality.
Kind and well-meaning people often say to me “you really don’t seem dyslexic” which I think is meant to be complimentary.
With girls dropping out of sports at six times the rate of boys - it's clearly a pressing issue for modern teenage girls.
Conversation about modern masculinity is undoubtedly necessary and important, but trans men should be able to have their voice heard too.
Girls putting down their razors is becoming a social norm again. I recently read up about this movement and decided to let my pits grow to see what it feels like.