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Miss Representation

In “Miss Representation” one very important claim that was made was that the media makes it virtually impossible for young girls to look up to the right kinds of role models. Instead of showcasing the very accomplished women who have … Continue reading

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Really Big…

As shown in this advertisement, published by Durex for XXL condoms, a light skinned woman—or a woman’s LIPS, not even her full face—has bandages around the corners of her mouth. It clearly implies that the woman’s lips are not big … Continue reading

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Inequity at its Best: Identity Issue

As I was reading through the texts I was astonished at how aggressive the need is to identify oneself before society, and how one is then judged by which choice is made. Julia Serano stated in “Experimental Gender” that the … Continue reading

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