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Gentilles, posées, souples et consensuelles – Le blogue d'Aurélie Lanctôt – Aurélie Lanctôt. New evidence shows early women were artists and warriors. All week, I’ve been trying to get a minute to blog about new evidence showing the earliest artists were women.

New evidence shows early women were artists and warriors

From NBC News: Alongside drawings of bison and horses, the first painters left clues to their identity on the stone walls of caves, blowing red-brown paint through rough tubes and stenciling outlines of their palms. New analysis of ancient handprints in France and Spain suggests that most of those early artists were women. This is a surprise, since most archaeologists have assumed it was men who had been making the cave art. Sexist comment from animator of ‘Frozen’ typical of industry that limits females.

The sexist comment by Lino DiSalvo, head animator of “Frozen” is going around the web.

Sexist comment from animator of ‘Frozen’ typical of industry that limits females

Here’s what he said: Historically speaking, animating female characters are really, really difficult, ’cause they have to go through these range of emotions, but they’re very, very — you have to keep them pretty and they’re very sensitive to — you can get them off a model very quickly. Plus de 6 000 jeunes se sont prononcés : Le magazine COOL! remporte le Prix IMAGE/in 2013.

MONTRÉAL, le 6 avril 2013 /CNW Telbec/ – La troisième édition du Prix IMAGE/in a généré un nombre record de votes!

Plus de 6 000 jeunes se sont prononcés : Le magazine COOL! remporte le Prix IMAGE/in 2013

Les jeunes Québécois ont choisi de remettre le Prix IMAGE/in 2013 au magazine COOL! Pour sa chronique « mannequin d’un jour » qui permet à chaque mois à une jeune fille de jouer les mannequins et ce, peu importe sa taille ou son poids. Video Galleries : The Big Picture : Original Geek Girl. Genre et médias « Détails et dédales.

On apprenait la semaine dernière que Mélanie Thivierge quitte son poste chez Châtelaine pour La Presse où elle dirigera une nouvelle section destinée aux femmes.

Genre et médias « Détails et dédales

J’ai partagé publiquement mon inquiétude, et ce malgré la sympathie très sincère que j’ai pour Mme Thivierge. Je n’ai pas l’intention de faire le procès de quelque chose qui n’existe pas encore, mais je trouve important de revenir sur un des aspects dont j’ai discuté avec certains d’entre vous dans le sillage de cette nouvelle. Il semble qu’on se comprenne parfois mal sur les différentes utilisations qu’on peut faire du concept de genre en lien avec la production médiatique. Ainsi, quelqu’un m’a souligné que les hommes sont plus nombreux à lire les sections Sport et Affaires.

C’est sans doute vrai. Nous savons que, statistiquement, certains contenus attirent plus les hommes que les femmes. On sait bien que toute entreprise de presse a une idée précise de qui est son lectorat et de ce qui le motive. À suivre en 2013. Like this: Boston.com Oktoberfest Slide Show Doesn’t Objectify Women. What do GQ and Edouard Manet have in common? « Reel Girl. Miss Representation posted this collage of GQ’s men and woman of the year.

What do GQ and Edouard Manet have in common? « Reel Girl

You know what these absurdly sexist covers remind me of? “Picnic in the Grass” by Edouard Manet. I just saw this painting at the Musee D’Orsay in July when I was visiting Paris with my eight year old daughter. She asked me why the men were dressed and the woman was naked. Ryan Gosling, Feminist? Most students can recall at least one point in their academic careers when they found themselves secluded in a corner of the library, coffee in hand, cramming for a big test.

Ryan Gosling, Feminist?

University of Wisconsin graduate student Danielle Henderson was in a similar situation, struggling to remember and differentiate among numerous feminist theories. So she came up with a plan to help herself out. The Femisphere: Video Bloggers, Part 2 – Smart Girls At The Party. The world of video blogging has evolved to the point where we’re not just getting clips of folks sitting in front of a camera, ranting and raving about a topic close to heart.

The Femisphere: Video Bloggers, Part 2 – Smart Girls At The Party

With relatively inexpensive advances in technology, some video blogs have gone the route of webs series, with polished production values even if they’re just being edited from a home computer. Series such as The Peculiar Kind and Anita Sarkeesian’s Feminist Frequency both exhibit the next step in vlogging–intelligent, articulate and well-crafted videos that can both stand alone or within a series. Many of these feminist-minded web series are about and targeted to women, but one video series focuses on the younger set: Smart Girls At The Party. Started by actor-writer Amy Poehler, musician Amy Miles and producer Meredith Walker, Smart Girls At The Party showcases intelligent, interesting, awesome girls.

Warning: Models in This Image May Not Be as Thin as They Appear. This week, the American Medical Association denounced the use of digital manipulation and retouching on models and asked advertising agencies to consider imposing stricter guidelines for manipulating photos before they are sent to press.

Warning: Models in This Image May Not Be as Thin as They Appear

I, for one, say it’s about time. But should the U.S. go a step further? In England and France, lawmakers have been trying to get ad agencies and magazines to put warning labels on retouched images to alert the public that these images are fake. Such labels would help young people seeing these images to realize that they set an unattainable beauty standard. The United States may well be ready for such a change, especially in light of the relief and excitement many people seemed to feel after seeing models bare it all with no retouching a few years ago.

Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media. Could YouTube Replace Women's Magazines? Tomorrow's magazine journalist may be more likely to work with video, answer reader comments online and push out news on social media, if Hearst's Hello Style YouTube channel is any indication. The recently launched Hearst channel brings together five of the publishing behemoth's women's titles, including Cosmopolitan, Marie Claire and Harper’s Bazaar, to create videos with a US$10 million budget provided by YouTube. The result? To date, a few dozen videos with content that goes down so easy--like an ice cream treat, if you will--that it makes the paper editions of these magazines seem obsolete. The initial line-up is a banquet of fresh content, offered five days a week, including "Sexy vs. Skanky," "Big Girl in a Skinny World" and "Visible Panty Lines. " L'éloge des femmes passives.

Les filles, l'économe ne sert pas à émasculer votre homme. Commis le 14 juin 2012 par La Fille Je ne lis pas de magazines féminins.

Les filles, l'économe ne sert pas à émasculer votre homme

Seventeen Magazine's New Photoshop Policy Is the Same As The Old Photoshop Policy. Well this is kind of off topic, but I just have to vent my frustration over the lack of quality magazines for young women - scratch that, women in general.

Seventeen Magazine's New Photoshop Policy Is the Same As The Old Photoshop Policy

I mean, how many pictures of shades of blush and nail polish can one look at??? These dumb makeup tips account for like half the magazine, EVERY MONTH. Not just seventeen, same with Elle, glamour, lets not even talk about cosmo. At the end of the day, pink is pink. If I wanted to ruminate over the subtle differences between shades of pink, I would go sit in Sephora all day!

Here's Our Winner! 'Redbook' Shatters Our 'Faith' In Well, Not Publishing, But Maybe God.