Sunday, January 24, 2021

The Astonishing Sexism of Hollywood and What it Means for Girls

January 16, 2013 by  
Filed under Body Image

This Guest Post graciously submitted by Rachel Simmons. Every once in a while, an article comes out that is stunning in its honesty about a problem that people try to deny exists. On April 11, the New Yorker ran an article about the comic actress Anna Faris which, among other things, revealed the astonishing sexism of the film […]

Refreshing Bodies in Hollywood

April 8, 2012 by  
Filed under Body Image, Featured

You don’t have to be a movie geek like me to find yourself infiltrated with stick-thin celebs. Whether air-brushed or not, I still find myself gasping at covers of Us Weekly in line at the grocery store, passing billboards of pre-pubescent Victorias Secret models, or viewing middle-aged women with the bodies of 13-year-old girls in […]

Are we all just bricks in the wall?

December 22, 2009 by  
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As the rumors and gossip about the reasons behind Brittany Murphy’s untimely death continue to swirl, I find myself increasing disgusted by the reports that indicate her death does not come as a surprise to people who knew her.  One studio executive was quoted as saying, “This is like Lindsey Lohan dying [ . . […]

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