29 – Dense daddies & Pornified art

Austin may have the highest density of daddies, but the ones on Instagram take the cake for being the most ~dense~. Old white dudes throwing around their sexual desires like the entitled horndogs they are. Nothing new here! Also, could people please stop pornifying my art? Don’t hypersexualize me. Don’t hypersexualize my art. Leave us…

Episode 15 – Period shame, Orthorexia & Fuck buddies

Tune in to Episode 15 of Achingly Polite for a discussion of Period shame, Orthorexia & Fuck buddies. Listen and subscribe on iTunes, Stitcher, Google play & Android. Support the podcast by downloading JuiceBox on iOS for FREE and use the promo code POLITE for your first five days of consultation FREE. Again, the app…

Podcast Awards 2018

Hello lovely humans of the internet! Please vote for Achingly Polite in the 2018 Podcast Awards! We are in the Health category. I know I know, on iTunes, Achingly Polite is in the sexuality category but alas for the Podcast Awards, we are a HEALTH podcast. Please click here to vote! This is the link (https://www.podcastawards.com)….

Different creatures, you and I

We are different creatures, you and I. We laugh at different jokes and cry at different times. While we look alike, we’ll never be the same. Let us each go our own way and tread two separate paths. What is for you is lovely, but it mightn’t be for me. Happiness for all of us,…

My nudes

female nudity is acceptable when arranged to patriarchal standards for the male gaze. however, when embraced by the autonomous female it is brushed off as vulgarity. by Clementine Yost ©

Starting small, with only known things

for Imogen   Before the polished sand of her mirror Freckled and pale Limbs and moles as she remembered   Temptation in dismantling her self a specimen for dissection A tally of flaws   How radical would it be to love instead? Were that even allowed Unsure, starting small with only known things Affirming feeling…

No

Just a lil #haiku to commemorate my #edrecovery from anorexia and bulimia. To anyone struggling and suffering, know that I feel your pain. I know it’s harder than “just saying no”. The oft prescribed notion to “just love your body” is a far greater hurdle to surmount than many realize. It is much deeper than…

Hollow

Isn’t it interesting the bulimic’s almost defensive insistence That no actually, I’m quite anorexic How even within disordered eating There is a ranking. Where hunger is good and bones are king. Hollowed And then from weakness eat I binge I purge Ashamed of the latter two I just want you to know I starve.  …