On being “conventionally attractive”

A black-and-white photo of a trans woman with long hair. She is wearing a v-neck blouse, blazer and necklace and is smiling gently in front of bushes.

“Conventionally attractive” equals “willing to put in the time, effort, money, resources and pain and suffering required to gain social approval.”

These are personal choices; (all people who identify as) women are equally valuable no matter which choices they make; and women are free to make the choices that work for them in their lives.

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I create artwork that celebrates the unique beauty of bodies that fall outside conventional “beauty” standards at Body Liberation Photography with boudoir, portrait and small business branding photo sessions outside Seattle, WA.

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Hi there! I'm Lindley. I create artwork that celebrates the unique beauty of bodies that fall outside conventional "beauty" standards at Body Liberation Photography. I'm also the creator of Body Liberation Stock and the Body Love Shop, a curated central resource for body-friendly artwork and products. Find all my work here at bodyliberationphotos.com.