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.
Posts Categorized: Media Hall of Shame
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?
Burger King continues to objectify and hypersexualize women by putting a model—who has the carefully crafted appearance of a blow-up doll—on the receiving end of its latest all-beef, mayo-oozing sandwich.
Apparently, pro-choicers are lucky more doctors haven’t been killed at the hands of right-wing hate mongers for the healthcare service they provide women.
This infamous radical right radio host has as much experience doling out sexism and racism as Sotomayor has facing the brunt of them.