No matter how accomplished a woman may be, she is always subject to ridicule, particularly where her appearance is concerned.
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Women are constantly judged and rated on their physical assets and sex appeal, and the Huffington Post really doesn’t need to be in the business of encouraging this practice.
Animated movie Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs is recommended for its smart female character, clever story and funny jokes, but still suffers from a disproportionate number of male characters.
The message sent to girls is that looks are paramount, and by contrast, their own strength is unnecessary or irrelevant. Likewise, boys are encouraged to be active and adventurous.
Rather than focus on the serious issues that Clinton was addressing on her trip — including the use of rape as a weapon of war in Congo — the Today show chose instead to concentrate on Clinton’s response that she would be happy to speak for herself, thank you very much, because Bill Clinton isn’t secretary of state.
In a stunningly unfunny video, two male reporters smirk their way through a long list of obscure beers with funny names, matching them up with politicians. Once you’re working for one of the biggest newspapers in the U.S. shouldn’t you really be past teasing people based on their appearance or other traits like age? Not these guys.
The get-ready-to-suspend-your-disbelief premise of a thin woman living in a heavy woman’s body isn’t just a clever gimmick — it provides the writers with the opportunity to address women’s body image issues and society’s attitudes toward fat people in different and new ways.
Though Google attempts to offer neutral territory in the war on reproductive freedom, the fact that a conscious decision was made to withhold reproductive health care information from women in 15 countries certainly suggests anti-choice leanings.
The fast food industry seems increasingly determined to use the hypersexualization of women as an avenue to peddle their bargain burgers.
Isn’t it so true that all men just can’t help themselves — they love to ogle women?! Even the U.S. president isn’t immune from being just like all the other sleazy guys, right?