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Old Spice, Race & Gender

This is a compilation of a series of Old Spice TV commercials. The commercials feature the extraordinarily muscular Terry Crews, a former NFL player turned actor, claiming that Old Spice body wash blocks body odor for sixteen hours. The product’s … Continue reading

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What is an appropriate reaction to gender discrimination?

Growing up in a traditional Mexican family, I realized early on that I was supposed to play the feminine role with which I didn’t identify. My reaction to people’s constant remarks about my lack of femininity was to do the … Continue reading

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