Friday, October 21, 2016

Femininity and sexism

Why are qualities that are considered stereotypically feminine so often dismissed with negativity? Why is it that crying is weak, and why is it that even now a woman is often the one responsible for affection and nurturing? The only answer I can come up with is that sexism still plays a big role in […]

The Great Princess Debate: messages on sexuality, body image and relationships

I was 10 years old when Disney’s Aladdin came out in theaters. I grew up on Mickey and adored the music and magic of the full-length feature films, Sleeping Beauty, Snow White and the more recent (at that time) Little Mermaid. I remember watching a scene in Aladdin in which Jasmine attempted to seduce Jafar […]

Lil Wayne, S.W.A.G and The Nothing: Marketing Rape Culture to Communities of Color is a Never Ending Story(Trigger Warning Graphic Images)

February 19, 2013 by  
Filed under Activism, Featured, Politics

Commercial Hip Hop has became a desolate land where “bandz will make her dance”, sex addiction is celebrated in lyrics like “Yeah I like to F*ck! I got a f*ckin problem”, and if there is a room full of liquor, well… dive in! Ours is a world where everyone is too sex crazed and Ciroc high […]

An Opera to Educate About Sex(es)

March 15, 2012 by  
Filed under Activism

In response to the birth control debates, let’s bring it on — raise your voice — as high and as loud as you can. It is YOUR BODY!  LET THEM HEAR YOU!   Brava!

Reebok Better-Ass Shoes: Are we this stupid?

February 21, 2010 by  
Filed under Body Image

I stumbled upon an article about Reebok’s Easy Tone Shoes on Jezebel. While they immediately whined sexism, the objectification of woman, yada yada yada…I’m shrieking “FOUL!” Time out ladies, WE are 100% at fault for these ads. Actually 110%. Let’s get a grip on reality here – WE drive this market. WE always have, and […]

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