Posts Tagged "Sexism"

GQ Ranks Women

GQ Ranks Women

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...

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Critical Questions About Masculinity

Critical Questions About Masculinity

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...

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Sick of Violence

Sick of Violence

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...

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Victoria’s Secret Underwear

Victoria’s Secret Underwear

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...

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Negotiating Sex

Negotiating Sex

This is an excellent piece about our need for rape law reform and the importance of discussions prior, during and after sexual encounters. Thanks to Michelle J. Anderson, Dean of CUNY Law School for this document. NegotiatingSex

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