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Spray Tans Anti-Feminist?

During my four years of high school, I was a part of a club called LAW, or Latin’s alliance for women. We focused on woman’s empowerment but it was also a place where girls could simply come and discuss pertinent … Continue reading

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Men– Also misrepresented?

One important statistic which prompted discussion within Miss Representation was that when choosing a political leader, we are typically only choosing from a 6% of the population—more or less, white, straight, middle-aged men with a couple other specific characteristics.  Because … Continue reading

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Miss Representation

One of the central claims made in “Miss Representation” was that because the society tells women that the only thing that is important about them is their bodies. This focus causes women to self-objectify, and thus have lower political efficacy—the … Continue reading

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