Episode 57

EP - 57 - #intellectuallytwerking with Althea Branton pt. 2

Welcome, friends!

We continue our conversation with Althea regarding Eurocentric Beauty Standards, societal expectations and pressure to fit inside the box, and so much more.

Trigger Warning: There is mention of suicide. If you or someone you know needs help and support, please reach out. I know this is easier said than done, but please know that there are people who care and who can help. Reach out if you need support and encourage anyone you know who needs help.

Global Suicide Hotline Resources & Numbers



Follow Althea on Instagram: @althea.branton

Website (it's not up yet, but it will be soon): www.altheabranton.com


Episode Edited By: muhammadimran14



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About the Podcast

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About your host

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Carissa Vikis

Hey there!
I'm Carissa, host, content creator, and producer of the indie podcast Beauty Unlocked.
Growing up, I was frequently compared and criticized for my looks and weight. This started the vicious cycle of being self-critical and loathing my body. I knew I wasn't the only one suffering from society's ridiculous notion of what "we should look like." I started digging deeper and researching various topics, and the rest is h(er)story!
Beauty Unlocked The Podcast aims to educate and bring awareness of our society's obsession with physical beauty and the emotional consequences these impossible beauty standards have. Beauty Unlocked's social media platform showcases not only my work but that of other artists, illustrators, and fellow podcasters that I admire and that share a similar message of inspiration, empowerment, positivity, and raising awareness on a variety of social issues.