Tag: Yoga pants

Some Male Lawmakers in Montana Have Officially Lost Their Minds

Last week, I came across an article that made my hair stand on end.  By now I should be desensitized to the nonsensical ways that women’s bodies are shamed and policed, but I’ve been so focused the mistreatment and sexualization of girls, I missed the memo on how these same rules apply to women. The... Read more »

I Don't Wear Yoga Pants Because My Husband/Dad Said So

This week, the television show, Good Morning America, featured an interview in which a woman elucidated the important reasons why she’s chosen to no longer wear yoga pants or leggings – despite her admission that she’s worn them for comfort in the past. What trumps female comfort? A man’s opinion that she’s too tempting. And not just... Read more »
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