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What Lurks Behind the 'Harmless' Catcall

What Lurks Behind the ‘Harmless’ Catcall

When I think of the term ‘catcall,’ I think of a man wolf-whistling from his van, or making a comment as I walk past. As a woman, when you are simply trying to get from A to B, this is an inconvenience that would rather be avoided. About Emma SuppleAspiring journalist Emma Supple is a...
PLAYLIST:  Sexual Desire (From a Woman's Perspective)

PLAYLIST: Sexual Desire (From a Woman’s Perspective)

It’s rare for a woman artist to not be subtle about her desires. Yet, when she chooses to express an openness to her sexual desires that society insofar silences her for, the result is refreshing. About Alissa MedinaFounder and Editor in Chief Alissa Medina's love of online publications led to her spearheading RTBB and also...
What Celebrity Should You Have a Lesbian Relationship With?

What Celebrity Should You Have a Lesbian Relationship With?

There’s a star-studded gal out there for every girl, gay or straight! About Mail | More Posts (7)
Dear ALL WOMEN: Can we stop apologizing for our dreams now?

Dear ALL WOMEN: Can we stop apologizing for our dreams now?

The new ad by hair-care savior Pantene shed light on one of the biggest detriments to female empowerment: our constant need to apologize. About Stephanie WatsonStephanie, co-EIC of Reasons to be Beautiful, joined RTBB in 2010, and since then has gotten an honors degree in Psychology, and an HNC in Professional Writing. As well as...
This Week’s Reasons to be Beautiful: 200 missing Nigerian girls, the first-ever gay Bollywood video, and female leadership

This Week’s Reasons to be Beautiful: 200 missing Nigerian girls, the first-ever gay Bollywood video, and female leadership

Each week we gather a stockpile of news and interesting links, inviting you to participate in politics. POPULAR MEDIA: The American media still has little to say about the 234 missing Nigerian girls. Hundreds have protested over social media and on the streets, but one Salon writer pushes for activists to seek more media attention:...
Reasons To Be Beautiful Magazine is hiring!

Reasons To Be Beautiful Magazine is hiring!

Do you have a knack for journalism? Have a story you’re itching to tell? “Yes! What will I be asked to do?” About Mail | More Posts (7)
See you in April!

See you in April!

The key reason for the website relaunch at Reasons to Be Beautiful was because of a new professional direction – we shifted from articles on how to define true beauty to letting authors write on what it means for them to be beautiful. By redefining who we are as a website, our key goals is...