Posts Tagged "Sexism"

The John Next Door

The John Next Door

The men who buy sex are your neighbors and colleagues. A new study reveals how the burgeoning demand for porn and prostitutes is warping personal relationships and endangering women and girls. By Leslie Bennetts Newsweek Men of all ages, races, religions, and backgrounds do it. Rich men do it, and poor men do it, in forms so varied and ubiquitous that they can be summoned at a moment’s...

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Use the Sticker

Use the Sticker

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...

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Get Up Stand Up

Get Up Stand Up

It is difficult not to smirk over a man that carries the name Weiner and who is then led around so publicly by his own. How is it men in public positions imagine they can get away with such behavior? Public representatives will continue such behavior toward women until the day when women no longer fear coming forward. Media Watch encourages everyone to help support the young West African woman...

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Saudi Woman Exposes Hate & Is Jailed

Saudi Woman Exposes Hate & Is Jailed

The Saudi woman attempting to expose the bias and wanting other Saudi people to join her in a protest next month will stay in jail for another 10 days while authorities decide her fate. Manal al-Sharif, a 32-year-old woman, featured in the video above was to be released after 5 days in jail on charges of driving without a license, according to her attorney, Adnan Al-Salah. “The...

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Ann J. Simonton & Activism Archive

Sports Illustrated Retrospective of Swimsuit Covers Woman Warrior 25th Anniversary Issue Women of the Year Simonton shaves Hair Ms. Magazine Using Consumer Boycott for Social Change Throwing in the Towel by Bruce Horovitz Los Angeles Times, Business San Francisco Examiner Miss American Shows Her Age Protests and Scandals lessen popularity From Ms. Magazine Miss Steak & other...

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