Anna Faris, who plays Brandi, has called it “the date-rape scene” and expressed shock that the scene even made it into the movie, saying she thought it surely would be cut by a mainstream studio like Warner Brothers. The scene should have been cut. Heck, it never should have been filmed.
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Rapper Eminem has never been a feminist favorite, what with the hostility he’s expressed toward women (including his wife and mother) in his music. But this video is pretty much anti-woman from beginning to end. It ridicules a number of women for their weight, appearance and hunger for celebrity.
Terkel had every right to question why O’Reilly was speaking at an event organized to raise money for rape survivors. It would have been reasonable for O’Reilly’s to invite Terkel on to his show to debate her comments, but instead his response seemed designed to threaten and silence her and others who might challenge him.
Would O’Reilly use a similarly derogatory term about an older male journalist? We think not!
The article reinforces the message that a woman, no matter what her other qualities, must be “hot” and that her value is rooted in whether or not men are “sexually excited” by her.
These ads send a dangerous message that women are sexual playthings whose dignity and individuality are secondary to the pursuit of male approval.
Chris Matthew’s comments serve to demonize contraception and public funding of reproductive health care.
Nip/Tuck’s effort to tackle the issue of breast cancer this season was completely undercut by this exploitative episode. The show took the very serious, topical matter of at-risk women having pre-emptive surgery in an effort to avoid developing breast cancer and turned it into a gory spectacle.
John Favreau was posed alongside a cardboard cutout of Hillary Clinton as if groping her breast. What might his sexist conduct say about his attitude toward the women he is tasked to hire?