There are many inspiring women in life – from your everyday heroines to political fighters to historical celebrities – and all of them have one thing in common: advocating for women’s rights and emancipation. Their lives and work are a driving force and inform our societies. And naturally, such inspirational women make fascinating characters in graphic novels. We’ve collected some of the genre’s best examples of stories about wonderful women.
In the office, at family events or with friends – women apologize endlessly. According to an article from the German newspaper, Süddeutschen Zeitung, approximately 75% of everyday apologies come from the mouths of women. Furthermore, women are not saying sorry for making mistakes. Actually it’s the opposite – our author, Frieda Hintze, has found that a lot of the time, “sorry” really is a covert way of saying “please like me.” But why is that? We offer an explanation.
Ruby Stevenson is a “Sex Educator”, she loves to be naked which is great. And she is an inspiration – especially when it comes to self-love. In our interview, this beautiful girl gives wise advice and great tips on how to be a little more like Ruby…
We’ve all heard it, whether from our own lips or those of others. Indeed, it’s an almost obligatory sentence at the end of a long relationship: “I’d like to focus on myself for a while.” But sometimes it’s more than just an excuse to be single, and the preference for spending time with oneself really does mark the beginning of an important period of self-reflection.
Roses, pralines and candlelight dinner are so yesterday. After all, loving your loved one should be a daily thing. Our author explains why Valentine’s Day should be a time to celebrate yourself.
Valentine’s Day is all about celebrating love. In the name of self-love, celebrate yourself this year! Whoever said you’re not allowed to gift yourself on Valentine’s Day? At O Diaries, February is “me-month” and self-love is right at the top of our list. So, if you’re single or simply would like to give your partner the gift of feeling great about yourself, here are some inspirations for Valentine’s Day.
The whole world celebrates the 14th of February as the day for love – Valentine’s Day. But we think it is important to remember that any kind of love starts with self-love. That’s why we celebrate self-love on the day before, February 13th. That’s not all – with the slogan “You. A Lifelong Romance,” we are claiming February as Me-Month, with O Diaries taking the whole month to put the focus back on self-love.
Smooth skin, flawless smile, healthy hair and a size 36 – this remains the status quo in the world of fashion. The fault lies with the labels themselves, who sell items in a maximum of size 44 and who use posters and advertisements with unrealistic images. This gnaws at self confidence and often leads to a sense of frustration. However, something is changing in the meantime – more and more brands are discovering the value in model diversity and limiting photo retouches. Here we introduce a few brands who genuinely celebrate body positivity.