The Naked Advice

Model & Writer Liz LaPoint answers your questions about dating, sex, and relationships

For a few decades now, women have been spreading awareness of how narrowly defined female beauty is and how thinness has been idolized to the point that females will starve themselves and sometimes die in their quest for the “ideal body”. We blamed fashion magazines, we blamed men, we blamed Hollywood. We asked, “Why are …

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R.S.C. wrote: “I’d be interested to hear your opinion on whether some degree of exploitation of a woman’s physical attractiveness hurts the entire women’s ‘movement.’ Specifically, I’m thinking of edgier examples such as wet T-shirt contests, oil or whipped cream wrestling in bikinis, etc. If a woman has done that and enjoyed the rush and …

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As I’m sure many of you are aware, there’s been a movement of women who have been outspoken in their criticism of comic book artist’s illustrations of female characters. They feel ignored as a demographic when they see their favorite female characters drawn in sexually-suggestive ways and wearing skimpy uniforms, while fighting in impossibly acrobatic …

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