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Feminism

FEMINIST FRIDAY: Kenneth Cole New Campaign Feat. Social Activists & Musician Skydiving In The Nude

FEMINIST FRIDAY: Kenneth Cole New Campaign Feat. Social Activists & Musician Skydiving In The Nude

Welcome to another edition of Feminist Friday! That part of our weekly line-up where instead of just focusing on one particular topic or story, we get to share a handful […]

Feminism

Feminism & Female Nudity: The Conversation About Choice That Needs To Be Had, Sans Judgement

Feminism & Female Nudity: The Conversation About Choice That Needs To Be Had, Sans Judgement

It was the image that set the interwebs ablaze with comments about feminism, nudity, choice, sexualization, and hypocrisy. How on EARTH could avowed feminist Emma Watson pose nearly nude for […]

Body Image, Health

Miss Teen USA Pageant Ditches Swimwear For Athletic-Wear To Put Focus On Health & Wellbeing

Miss Teen USA Pageant Ditches Swimwear For Athletic-Wear To Put Focus On Health & Wellbeing

Well hello progress! While the media was focused on a scandal involving racist tweets from the newly-crowned Miss Teen USA Karlie Hay of Texas (which is an incorrigible act and […]

Celebrities

Jennifer Aniston Is Fed Up With Media Scrutiny Of Her Ovaries…And Frankly So Are We!

Jennifer Aniston Is Fed Up With Media Scrutiny Of Her Ovaries…And Frankly So Are We!

How many times have you walked down the grocery store aisle and looked at the array of tabloid magazines, musing at which celebrity is reported to be “pregnant!” on any […]

Family Life

Wanna Know What Our Kids See When Confronted With “Sex Sells” Messages? Watch This….

Wanna Know What Our Kids See When Confronted With “Sex Sells” Messages? Watch This….

We’ll have a full heaping of objectification with a side of misogyny, thanks! That’s essentially what comes to mind when we view an image like the Dolce & Gabbana advertisement […]

Boys We Like, Sports

Detroit Lions Linebacker DeAndre Levy Writes Powerful Essay Linking Toxic Masculinity To Rape Culture

Detroit Lions Linebacker DeAndre Levy Writes Powerful Essay Linking Toxic Masculinity To Rape Culture

When you think “tough” or “masculine”, its easy to conjure up images of someone like Detroit Lions linebacker DeAndre Levy. After all he plays professional football, and being an athlete […]

Causes

“What If This Was Your Daughter?” #WomenNotObjects Campaign Releases 2nd Video About Objectification In Advertising

“What If This Was Your Daughter?” #WomenNotObjects Campaign Releases 2nd Video About Objectification In Advertising

A couple of months ago we shared about the launch of a very important campaign called ‘Women Not Objects‘ which was created by advertising industry exec Madonna Badger. The idea […]

Entertainment

“Women Not Objects” Campaign Is A Reminder To Advertisers Objectification Isn’t Sexy

“Women Not Objects” Campaign Is A Reminder To Advertisers Objectification Isn’t Sexy

A new video making it’s way across the internet is causing a huge stir bringing up the issue of objectification and the sexualization of women’s bodies in advertising. The video […]

Entertainment

Is More Male Nudity The Answer To Sexist Hollywood Double Standards? Or Does It Just Prove A point?

Is More Male Nudity The Answer To Sexist Hollywood Double Standards? Or Does It Just Prove A point?

You may have noticed an interesting trend slowly increasing momentum in Hollywood – the demand for more male nudity! OK so maybe the majority of it is tongue in cheek […]

Boys We Like

Boy Writes Complaint Letter To Sports Illustrated, Tells Them To Respect Women

Boy Writes Complaint Letter To Sports Illustrated, Tells Them To Respect Women

Sports Illustrated’s Swimsuit Edition has been a controversial topic in many discussions about female empowerment. Does it objectify women? Should we like them for FINALLY putting a plus size woman […]

Girl on a Mission

How Caitlin Stasey’s ‘Herself’ Feminist Site Is Reclaiming Women’s Bodies From The Objectified Media Portrayals

How Caitlin Stasey’s ‘Herself’ Feminist Site Is Reclaiming Women’s Bodies From The Objectified Media Portrayals

The brewing conversation about modern day feminism has been brewing in the media over the past couple of years and has come to a tipping point where women and men […]

Contributors

Are Breast Cancer Campaigns Saving Lives Or Reinforcing Objectification?

Are Breast Cancer Campaigns Saving Lives Or Reinforcing Objectification?

By Veronica Granja-Sierra Women have been blessed with an anatomical spectacle that graces their chest -some even say that these bulbous bags of skin hanging from women’s chests are in […]

Celebrities

Objectification Of Women In Sex Scenes? ‘The Affair’ Actress Ruth Wilson Says It’s A Thing

Objectification Of Women In Sex Scenes? ‘The Affair’ Actress Ruth Wilson Says It’s A Thing

They’re the very thing that makes many people squirm awkwardly when watching with senior members of your family, or a first date. We’re talking about sex scenes of course. When […]

Causes

“Boobs Aren’t News!” Video Experiment Shows Blatant Sexism In UK Newspaper

“Boobs Aren’t News!” Video Experiment Shows Blatant Sexism In UK Newspaper

Yep that’s right, boobs aren’t news. Every woman has them, they are a part of the human body, and we’ve known this for centuries. Yet we have created a culture […]

Body Image, Entertainment

Bollywood Star Deepika Padukone Has Boobs. World Keeps Turning.

Bollywood Star Deepika Padukone Has Boobs. World Keeps Turning.

Sigh…are we still having these types of conversations in 2014?!? C’mon people! Bollywood beauty Deepika Padukone has recently made headlines, and she is pissed. In a country like India where […]