There is nothing more eye opening as to how women are objectified than when looking at how young girls are sexualized not only by older men, but by society in general.
THE REIGNING (AND REINED) ANTI-HEROINE: An analysis of the treatment of female anti-heroines in popular culture
The anti-heroine is a product of change: this article analyses the outcomes of the change, and its implications.
The more we acknowledge the fact that women of color receive the tail end of body-positivity, the more dimensions we will see in our perception of physical beauty. It will go beyond just ‘skinny vs. fat.’
The socks featured a pair of women facing away from the viewer, arms around each other, both wearing red thong bikinis. “Always use the buddy system” proclaims the caption.
SXSW Cancels Panels on Anti-Harassment and Diversity in Video Games, Putting Progressive Play on Pause
This choice by SXSW had the exact opposite of its intended effect. If some of those involved find even the idea of discussion to be unpalatable, then it only proves that discussion is necessary.
The West has successfully avoided framing the violence against women in our countries as “culturally motivated.”
California’s new sex education bill attempts to challenge rape culture by moving beyond “no means no,” and teaching that “yes means yes.” In other words, students are now learning that silence does not mean consent; “yes” does.
Beyond basic rights, we need respect. Beyond recognition, we need true freedom of expression.
“If I would have listened to them, I’d be dead.”
Everything we do – all of our potential success – is dependent upon the quality of our education system.