My name is Alex & I'm a college student currently located in Austin, TX. I'm interested in books, horror films, indie comics, gaming, cute animals & smashing the capitalist patriarchy.
I am a light-skinned WOC, able-bodied, cis.
The only feminism that matters is intersectional.
Some Ground Rules:
- This blog is free of all racist, ableist, sexist, fatphobic, queerphobic, and transphobic shit and I will tolerate no one who brings these things into my space
- I don't mind answering questions or asks about social justice topics but please remember that I am not here specifically to educate you or anybody else
- I will gladly tag all of my posts if anybody feels triggered or uncomfortable by what I blog but again please remember that this is my blog and I will always put my own safety and mental health first
- This is my space and if you respect me then I will respect you. Simple as that.
Advertisers have long used handsome men to hawk their wares. In the 20th century, marketers who realized that women did a majority of the household shopping created dashing spokesmen, such as the Arrow Shirt Man, to appeal more to the ladies than the menfolk. And certainly advertising has played an integral role in the male beauty culture that has skyrocketed in the past 20 years, too. In fact, some scholars and experts trace men’s heightened attention to self and—more importantly—how they appear to others back to a single, revolutionary image from 1982…