I am certainly not conventionally “beautiful”, but my attitude seems to make others think I am. My social media career has been about challenging conventional norms about who is considered beautiful. But I actually think ageism has increased since I began my project in 2014. Chicago White Sox Leather Jacket. Covid brought about a resurgence of anti-age sentiment, made us retreat from public life, and made it seem like all people over 65 are all the same. The media needs to seriously change its representations of older life.