Being a prudish voice actor

As you know, I’m a voice actor.  My parents like to tell me a story from when I was very small: After being shown an illustration of a Shakespearean actor in a children’s book of careers, when asked what I wanted to be when I grew up, I immediately struck the actor’s dramatic pose.  Acting…

On being an older prude

Also posted on Allison the Writer. I might as well come out and say it. I’m prudish and very proud of it. I don’t like exposing myself to materials containing inappropriate content. I don’t listen to most modern music, I don’t watch movies rated PG-13 or more unless there’s a good reason, and I especially,…

Body Confidence, Modesty, and Gender Inequality

The following are some thoughts on body confidence and modesty (seemingly conflicting ideas) which have been flying around my head for a while now. I’ve seen a lot of female news reporters and talk show hosts conducting sit-down interviews in really, really short dresses. I’ve also observed that they all sit the exact same way…

A Test

Years of being told I’m being too sensitive definitely got to me. After all, I’m a big kid now, and I’m trying to be a professional. Should I just bite the bullet because in the end, that’s the professional, grown-up thing to do?