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Miss Representation

One of the central claims made by the documentary, “Miss Representation”, is that mainstream media places emphasis on women’s physical appearance and sexuality rather than on women’s leadership skills and intellect despite how powerful and influential women have been. Several … Continue reading

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The Gay American Dream

I initially came across this advertisement when I was on an Amtrak train a few weeks ago. It was not until I read Wan-Hsiu Sunny Tsai’s “Assimilating the Queers: Representations of Gay Men, Bisexual, and Transgender People in Mainstream Advertising” that I realized … Continue reading

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