Since the beginning of patriarchal time, men have policed women's voices, rights, bodies, and sexual identities.
You can imagine of course, that there have been many false belief systems that even some women still subscribe to. This piece will address and debunk five of the major misconceptions about the female form and psyche.
Bras Don't "Save" Boobs
As a member of #teamNoBra, and a supporter of the #saggyboobsmatter movement, I can't stand when men assume that women who don't wear bras will face droopy boob syndrome in the future. In actuality, wearing a bra does not stop your boobs from sagging in the future. In fact, wearing a bra weakens the muscles in your breasts. Scientists have actually insisted that women wear bras as little as possible.
So, just get over the myth guys! The only thing that defies gravity around here is a Black girl's hair, so leave our tatas alone!
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