His constant posts of nude women not only promote the dehumanization of women but also perpetuates an archaic masculine construct predicated upon power and control. Women are reduced to an essentialist reality of disposable objects; of digitized images to be shared, commented upon, and ultimately controlled as a sexualized means of entertainment.
Lena Dunham gained fame after her 2012 show Girls aired on HBO. Unfortunately for her, Dunham’s new book, Not That Kind of Girl, has created a controversy about her childhood. Here at FEM, we have compiled why Lena Dunham is a White Feminist™ and shouldn’t be the face of feminism.
We need to respect women enough to leave their reproductive choices to the only person that should have any authority or control, THE WOMAN HERSELF.
When searching “feminism” on the App Store we show up first and if you search “feminist” we are second!
What are the lines between “R-rated” films and that of “NC-17”? To what extent does a movie border on educational and obscene? Does it even matter if a movie is obscene?
MTV’s “Faking It” might become the first socially conscious teen comedy to positively discuss issues of sexuality and identity that it revolves around, but it hasn’t done that yet.
In honor of the “Rupaul’s Drag Race” Season Six finale coming up this Monday, May 19, a celebration of everything that Rupaul and the “Drag Race” brand have done for the LGBT community and American pop culture at large is in immediate order.
Marilyn Monroe and Reese Witherspoon took on roles that played to their strengths, and in the process created well defined characters with lasting favorable perceptions. The role of Amber in The Other Woman was not as memorable as similar archetypal roles and does not leave a positive lasting effect.
Feminists are asking for equal pay for equal work, not for more pay than their male counterparts. They are asking for legal control of their bodies and the ability to challenge ideas regarding rape and domestic violence. They are asking for equality for all women, regardless of religion, race, ethnicity, sexuality or socio-economic status–not at the expense of men, but with the help of men.
Orange is the New Black: A show about women, by other women, veering away from type-casted characters and racial stereotypes, with a douse of lesbianism sprinkled on top? Revolutionary.