Why a Day for Girls? â€œWe want to be seen as equals, in the eyes of others AND in our own eyes.” Why a day just for girls? Because girls can save the world. And we deserve a bigger part of it. A Dozen Reasons As girls, we experience inequality in every aspect of our lives. There are a billion reasons why we need the Day of the Girl, but letâ€™s start with just a dozen (all are...read more
Posts Tagged "Feminism"
For the next week, let’s all make a concerted effort to see women as allies instead of enemies; and let’s stop judging other women for their success, their talents or their looks. Before we give a woman walking into a room the once-over and before we start to feel threatened by another woman’s accomplishments, let’s dig deep and recognize where thatÂ judgment stems...read more
Pregnancy, Sexual Congress and the (In)Visibility of Men Wednesday, 04 April 2012 00:00 By Ellen Dannin, Truthout | Op-Ed Now you see men. Now you don’t. When it comes to being an expert on birth control and women’s sexuality, men are apparently the experts, the go-to guys. Men are twice as likely as women to be pundits on birth control on cable news, and men were the sole panelists...read more
Mission: Occupy Cultural Media is a grass roots organization that serves to protect children from the hypersexualization and objectification of women and children in the media. Federal regulation and enforcement must be implemented to control this usurping of a child’s right to healthypsychological and physical development. We also seek, through open national conversation and public...read more
Orgasm Inc. film review: Big Pharma’s disease mongering targets women’s sexual behavior by: Tara Green If you’re in the mood for an intelligent documentary revealing the absurdity and greed of the medical-pharmaceutical complex, add Orgasm Inc. to your Netflix queue. The film manages to be both witty and informative while exposing how Big Pharma and medical device-makers ignore...read more