How ‘Flawless’ Became a Feminist Declaration

“On social media, ‘flawless’ has a celebratory sheen: Women apply it tenderly, reverently to one another—and triumphantly to themselves. The word was ushered into its new usage by Beyoncé’s 2013 song ‘***Flawless,’ whose declaration of proud, almost swaggering femininity was taken up by women on the Internet.” Read more at The New York Times Magazine.