by Sarah Berry
Seven years ago today, the KU Women’s Center hosted a variety of events in celebration of Love Your Body Day.
This year the center celebrated the event on October 13 and hosted speaker Lindy West, author of “Shrill: Notes from a Loud Woman,” in the Schaeffer Auditorium.
For more information of the 2009 event, continue reading below.
The KU Women’s Center invites you to celebrate National Love Your Body Day today, Tuesday, October 20, from 10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. in the Student Union Building’s Multipurpose Room.
Organized by the National Organization for Women (NOW), Love Your Body Day is a day for women to accept and love themselves for who they are. In this day and age of the media showing us women with bodies that are impossible for us to ever attain, either because they are entirely too thin or Photoshopped to remove imperfections, it is important for us to take a step back to be happy with ourselves, and to enjoy that fact that women come in all kinds of beautiful shapes and sizes.
Although this day is geared toward women, it’s important for men to come out and support the women in their lives. Men can also take away a lesson in how to learn…
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