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
Posts Tagged "Gender"
We live in a world where critiques of art are more acceptable if they are academic and not too critical of content. A layperson critical of art is likely to be dismissed as ignorant, conservative or a censor. We are trained to be accepting and tolerant of others, especially toward art and performance art. For the most part, this is a good thing. Although aware of this I still want to comment on...read more
Garden of Truth: The Prostitution and Trafficking of Native Women in Minnesota Authors of the study: Melissa Farley, Nicole Matthews, Sarah Deer, Guadalupe Lopez, Christine Stark, Eileen Hudon The Minnesota Indian Women’s Sexual Assault Coalition (MIWSAC) and PRE recently released their extensive report on the impact of prostitution and trafficking on Native Women. This three year study...read more
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