Tatttoos and Stigma; Who Needs to Make the Next Move?

In this article, I once again would like to talk about tattoos, tattoo culture and stigma. However, despite how this is also a message to my fellow tattoo lovers and collectors out there, non tattooed people may learn something as well. I also hope that any readers may see, that what I propose here, can… Continue reading Tatttoos and Stigma; Who Needs to Make the Next Move?

A Future Ambition for the Tattoo Community:

First and foremost, hello everyone, I know it has been a while. Life has been hectic and I have been working hard. In this post, I would like to talk about an ambition I have for the tattoo community, as an academic and a tattoo lover. It's a way I feel the tattoo community could… Continue reading A Future Ambition for the Tattoo Community:

Tattoos and Regret Continued:

What is the problem with regretting a tattoo? That is a question that I along with other people in the tattoo community, and I would imagine other researchers looking at tattoos, have (hopefully), asked themselves. It is something which I have given much thought lately, as well as previously in my research, and I would… Continue reading Tattoos and Regret Continued:

Celebrities and Tattoos

Celebrities get away with a lot more than the rest of us when it comes to tattoos, yet they also help create more acceptance.

The Ambiguity of “Normal”

The Nature of Normal: We all know the expression or rather, the word normal. Usually, in just about any science or context, it refers to something that occurs most often. However, the way we use it socially and culturally, doesn't necessarily mean that. Admittedly, it is derived from the more basic definition, that I just… Continue reading The Ambiguity of “Normal”