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
Posts Tagged "Feminism"
Nawal El Saadawi: ‘I am going to carry on this fight for ever’ If the power of religious groups increases, so does the oppression of women. Women are oppressed in all religions By Genevieve Roberts Nawal El Saadawi was sacked as Egypt’s director of public health because of her feminist views At the age of six, in the summer of 1937, Nawal El Saadawi was pinned down by four...read more
In lots of ways, it is the ideal human interest story. It is the story of heroism in the face of the unthinkable. Yet we did not get to hear about it until a week later, and it is worth asking why. Two campers on the other side of the lake from the island of UtÃ¸ya, where the Norwegian massacre happened, heard gunfire and screams while they were eating their supper. Without thought for their...read more
RESISTANCE TO OBJECTIFYING ADVERTISING Who needs an excuse to feature public resistance to marketing that is sexually objectifying to women? We include some of our favorites and link to Sociological Images to view more. Enjoy this small sampling of how some fight the powers that be. Thanks to Lisa Wade who posted the following: Wade wrote, “As I wrote back then, this resistance shows us...read more
By Charlotte Taft from Reality Check I am furious. As the Director of the Abortion Care Network, a non-profit organization that supports independent abortion providers and challenges stigma, I know more than I want to about the recent attacks on womenâ€™s reproductive choices. The Congress of the United States should be ashamed for passing HR 3, which would impose permanent bans on federal...read more