Melissa A. Fabello is a feminist writer and speaker who covers issues related to body politics and beauty culture.
Now, I love me some Taylor Swift. But more than I love Tay, I hate white supremacy. And the further that Taylor goes using her whiteness to her advantage – and doing nothing to unpack that or dismantle racism – the more worried I am for all of us. Here's what I mean by "whiteness" – and how it presents itself.
Currently, she is working on a dissertation exploring how women with anorexia nervosa experience skin hunger. If you're interested in updates on her research, including the chance to participate in her upcoming study, enter your e-mail address below:
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She is a licensed educator with over a decade of experience working with diverse populations. As such, her presentations – which have been given at various universities, organizations, and conferences – are created around participant-centered learning objectives in mind, and her audiences leave her talks not only with knowledge, but with tangible skill sets (and a laugh or two). Melissa has presented at The National Sexuality Education Conference, The Center for Eating Disorders at Sheppard Pratt, and Harvard University.
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