Selfies and Sexism

If you peruse my Instagram, you’ll find an assortment of images. Food, cats, random things I see in travels. And pictures of myself, mostly taken by myself. (I am a greedy and jealous person who rarely forks my phone over to people.) People have been taking pictures of themselves, in one form or another, for […]

Vanity and the Selfie Wars

2013 seemed to mark the year of the selfie wars. Everyone had something to say about selfies, images people take of themselves and post to social media or share with friends, and many of those things were deeply uncomplimentary. Those things were also highly gendered, as was much of the meta-analysis of the selfie phenomenon, […]