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Tag Archives: Feminism
Sometimes you read something and just want to share. Well, at least, I do. This morning it was reading about Yolanda Dominguez‘s photography project Poses. In short, she highlights the absurdity of fashion magazine photographs by having real, everyday women … Continue reading
A former student shared with me the “Teacher Edition” of Feminist Ryan Gosling and I remarked that it was a ‘shame’ there were no collegiate ones….
“Women are half the world’s population, yet they do two-thirds of the world’s work, earn one-tenth of the world’s income, and own less than one percent of the world’s property.” (Source: World Bank)
For the umpteenth time– why are we a culture that tells women not to get raped instead of telling men not to rape? A recent study at the University of Surrey reports that the sex advice given in men’s magazines … Continue reading
“My sisters, my daughters, my friends– find your voice.” Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf From left to right: Tawakul Karman of Yemen, Leymah Gbowee and Ellen Johnson Sirleaf of Liberia, 2011 Nobel Peace Prize recipients for ‘their non-violent struggle for … Continue reading
I love Feminist Ryan Gosling. I truly adore for many reasons. Today’s reason is below.
This week I had the opportunity to watch an incredible documentary called Miss Representation. It is a wonderfully robust look at all the ways in which women are objectified and mistreated in America, still, today. From advertising images that ‘sell’ … Continue reading
This article from The New York Times highlights the ways in which our college campuses are reinforcing dangerous gender roles and expectations. For the Yale boys who shouted “No means yes.” It doesn’t. And “Yes” sure as hell doesn’t mean … Continue reading
Although he’s not a boy, I wonder if Ryan Gosling, in Crazy, Stupid, Love., is what Germaine Greer was referring to….