Because Flawless is Different in America: Flawess Means Smaller, Lesser

When Beyonce released her last album, one of the songs on the album was entitled “Flawless.” This song focuses on the impossible standards for young women. Women are consistently supposed to be sexy, but not too sexy, small, and not too ambitious. This song features a sample of Adichie’s TED talk in which she talks about some of the standards unrealistically set for women.

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