Tapestry

Beauty: rocking the foundation

Is beauty in the eye of the beholder? This episode examines the politics of appearance.
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More disabled people are being visibly depicted in popular media. Writer and disability advocate s.e. smith says that while this may look like progress, the increased representation doesn't always show the full picture.

As someone unaccustomed to appearing in public without makeup, writer Lisa Tognola found it surprisingly hard to put down the mascara wand - even for one day - to observe Yom Kippur.