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Entertainment

UK Eliminating Gender Stereotypes In Advertising, Saying They Are Harmful To Society

UK Eliminating Gender Stereotypes In Advertising, Saying They Are Harmful To Society

Many of us are familiar with the saying “sex sells”, and for a long time, that has been true of the advertising industry. Women’s bodies being used as literal objects […]

Celebrities

Mila Kunis Refuses To Stand By While Hollywood Continues To Undervalue The Work Of Women

Mila Kunis Refuses To Stand By While Hollywood Continues To Undervalue The Work Of Women

There is a growing momentum of women in Hollywood, A-list actresses, speaking out and candidly sharing their experiences of blatant sexism. One of the most common problems is unequal pay, […]

Contributors

Children’s Book ‘Made By Raffi’ Explains Why Gender Stereotypes Can Be Harmful For Kids

Children’s Book ‘Made By Raffi’ Explains Why Gender Stereotypes Can Be Harmful For Kids

By Craig Pomeranz I have been thinking a lot lately about how early we force children to conform to adult behavior regarding sex and romance, especially as seen in pop […]

Contributors

My Daughter Was Told Her Outfit Was “Inappropriate”. Here’s My Response To The Dress Code Epidemic

My Daughter Was Told Her Outfit Was “Inappropriate”. Here’s My Response To The Dress Code Epidemic

By Abigail Smith As someone who frequents social media and identifies as a feminist, I have been aware of the controversy surrounding school dress codes for a while. I’ve seen […]

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 […]

Contributors

I Started A Clothing Line Because I Was Sick Of Apparel That Sexualized Tween Girls

I Started A Clothing Line Because I Was Sick Of Apparel That Sexualized Tween Girls

By Cindy Tank-Murphy Tween & Sexy are not synonymous words, yet too many clothing companies think the two should co-exist. For as long as I can recall, there has always […]

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 […]

Celebrities

Actress Natalie Dormer Says Female Empowerment Shouldn’t Only Be About Sexuality

Actress Natalie Dormer Says Female Empowerment Shouldn’t Only Be About Sexuality

We already know her as the the most manipulative and cunning women in a corset, playing Margaery Tyrell in ‘Game of Thrones’ as well as the badass Cressida in both […]

Fashion & Beauty

This Is What A Lingerie Brand Would Look Like If It Wasn’t Trying To Sexualize Women

This Is What A Lingerie Brand Would Look Like If It Wasn’t Trying To Sexualize Women

It sounds like a ridiculously far-fetched idea, right? A Lingerie brand that doesn’t seek to sexualize women’s bodies in order to sell? You’d be forgiven for thinking this was lingerie’s […]

Family Life

The Shocking Video Proving Kids Really Are Affected By The Subtle Messages In Advertising

The Shocking Video Proving Kids Really Are Affected By The Subtle Messages In Advertising

As adults we know how pervasive the messages that certain advertising campaigns carry, for example the Tom Ford fragrance image above. We are constantly bombarded with images of dominant men, […]

Causes

If Female Characters In Video Games Weren’t Sexualized Here’s What They’d Look Like

If Female Characters In Video Games Weren’t Sexualized Here’s What They’d Look Like

Earlier this year an eating disorder awareness organization called Bulima.com created a unique and clever campaign to raise awareness about the impact of media on body image. They created a […]

Celebrities

Lena Dunham Interviews Lorde About Feminism, Taylor Swift & Female Friendship

Lena Dunham Interviews Lorde About Feminism, Taylor Swift & Female Friendship

One of our major squad goals in life is to become part of the circle of friends that contains Lena Dunham, Taylor Swift, Karlie Kloss, and singer Lorde. These girls […]

Entertainment

A Brief Lesson On Female Comic Book Characters: They’re Not Meant For Male Pleasure

A Brief Lesson On Female Comic Book Characters: They’re Not Meant For Male Pleasure

Contrary to popular belief, female comic book characters weren’t actually made to please the male readers. Although, you’d be forgiven if you did happen to think that, especially given the […]

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

Mel C Talks About How The Spice Girls Pioneered Modern Feminism & Girl Power

Mel C Talks About How The Spice Girls Pioneered Modern Feminism & Girl Power

There’s no denying, former British girl group The Spice Girls pretty much defined “girl power” for the millennial generation. With their loud catchy anthems, stylized costumes, and ballsy attitudes, these […]