Marvel is doing their fans a huge disservice by refusing to make movies about their female superheroes, especially when fans have been asking for one since 2012.
With all these subjects, the main point is missed. The point isn’t “Oops, I accidentally sexually objectified a man that I thought was a woman. Har har har.” It’s “Oops, I sexually objectified.” Period.
The fact that this racist incident happened to Kim Kardashian and inadvertently Kanye West speaks to the fact that no one is immune from racism, even those of a higher socio-economic status.
“It’s just a TV show, it’s just for fun. Stop being offended by everything!” is a pretty common refrain. While I’d like things to be that simple, I refuse to be an uncritical consumer of the media.
Nevertheless there is a failure to acknowledge that criticizing a woman’s body for any reason—big, small, short, tall—is a form of body-shaming.
A title of “gamer girl” cannot escape categorization. Like our actions, hobbies have gendered constructions. Even the term “gamer girl” connotates a category. In order to identify a gender, the term “girl” is placed before “gamer.”
American Horror Story has worked to perfect a weird balance of misogyny with feminism and, more importantly, feminist cultural criticism.
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Aging shouldn’t be something that women are taught to fear. Women shouldn’t have to feel like their lives are behind them and their desirability has vanished with the first sign of crow’s feet and laugh lines.