On Feminist Selfies

‘Selfie’ is the official Oxford Dictionary Word of the Year 2013. And according to the sometimes-alright-but-mostly-incredibly-narrow-minded-and-the-epitome-of-‘white-feminism’ site that is Jezabel, selfies aren’t empowering, but rather a cry for help. While there’s some merit to what they have to say – that selfies teach young girls in particular that their looks are incredibly important – they…