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FIAT USA Commercial

This Fiat 500 Abarth commercial was shown during the 2012 Super Bowl, which conforms to the heterosexual men’s sexual desires.  A tall, slender, foreign woman is objectified in this commercial.  The young woman catches a man’s attention as she bends over … Continue reading

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What is oppression?

I’ve always thought of oppression as powerful people taking advantage of those “beneath” them.  However, this isn’t the case.  As Beauvoir says in The Second Sex, “…Man can think of himself without woman.  She cannot think of herself without man.”(Beauvoir, 33). … Continue reading

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