During the last Super Bowl over 4 million people heard the #NotBuyingIt critiques. We are finally an important discussion of sexism and the harms of it in advertising. Check out the discussions. Thanks to Miss Representation for these links: CNN, The Boston Globe to NPR, helped inspire thousands of people around the globe to question the impact of gender representations they consume daily. Go...read more
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GQ Publishes ‘Hottest Women’ List and Ranks Women By Race There are still 987 years left in this millennium but the editors of GQ just unveiled “The 100 Sexiest Women of the Millennium.” Beyoncé Knowles tops the list and is followed by other notable actresses and models like Jennifer Lopez, Jennifer Aniston and Sienna Miller. But here’s where the list is creating a stir: a handful of...read more
Newtown and Old Analysis at The New York Times By Jackson Katz It’s a safe bet that as school resumes and colleges come back from winter break, many teachers and professors will be discussing various aspects of the Newtown massacre. And for those who plan to discuss the gender issues at the heart of this and most rampage killings, it will be hard to avoid how de-gendered the coverage in...read more
It has been just one week since the Sandy Hook Elementary massacre took place and many of us are still numb to the horror of what happened. My question is, are we brave enough to step out of our comfort zones, suspend all judgments, look long and hard at the big picture and implement lasting social change? There are a myriad of issues that have informed my life’s work and that are...read more
Feminist group leaves consent-themed panties in Victoria’s Secret stores to protest ‘culture of rape’ and company themes it finds problematic FORCE: Upsetting Rape Culture, which has a website spoofing Victoria’s Secret that pretends to offer consent-themed panties, called the move ‘operation panty drop.’ Feminist group FORCE: Upsetting Rape Culture performed its latest...read more