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By Mindy on June 20, 2012
When talent alone may not be enough for success.
By Chally on December 7, 2011
To say that the outlets reporting on this think of it as a shock or a misfortune, feel really bad for Ms Scruggs, and are inappropriately sexing it up, misses the main point. There are loads of bigger stories to care about, on economies, wars, and disease. The point is that they are latching on to the most popular plot in the world: the humbling of the pretty girl.
By tigtog on July 21, 2011
Putting her appearance ahead of her health actually seems the most sensible option? This choice is something she feels presents her in a favourably prudential light as a candidate for high office of any sort, let alone for the presidency?
By tigtog on November 12, 2010
there is a correlation between overexposure to sexualized media images of women with depression, eating disorders and risky sexual behavior for girls and demeaning, sexist attitudes in boys
By tigtog on September 12, 2008
Various items I failed to blog in the last week or two are linked below. ETA: What have Hoydenizens read lately that should be shared more widely? Turn that douchehound upside down (from Shapely Prose by Sweet Machine) – commentors testifying to cruel and sexist comments from men about women’s appearance, in response to a [...]
By tigtog on February 20, 2008
There was quite a bit of reportage on Nimoy’s project last year on various feminist blogs, but we haven’t heard that much lately. The book’s been published now, so he’s on the PR trail, so Colbert had him on for an interview. Leonard Nimoy challenges American standards of beauty with photographs of nude overweight women [...]