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Insiders Reveal the Layered Forms of Sexism in Film & Television. Sexism in Film/TV Production. Violence Against Women - It's a Men's Issue. Jackson Katz, Phd, is an anti-sexist activist and expert on violence, media and masculinities.

Violence Against Women - It's a Men's Issue

An author, filmmaker, educator and social theorist, Katz has worked in gender violence prevention work with diverse groups of men and boys in sports culture and the military, and has pioneered work in critical media literacy.Katz is the creator and co-founder of the Mentors in Violence Prevention (MVP) program, which advocates the 'bystander approach' to sexual and domestic violence prevention. You've also seen him in the award winning documentary "MissRepresentation. " To learn more about TEDxFiDiWomen, whether to attend, volunteer, speak or sponsor, please click on the following link! To learn more about Jackson Katz, please In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. Killing Us Softly 4: Advertising's Image Of Women (2010.

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Nudity Desexualized

Sexism Exposing Mems. Intersectionality. Ignorance & outdated ideas on woman. The War on Woman. Marketing 'Real' Bodies. One recent evening, on Park Avenue, in Manhattan, fashion editors lined a white runway in the Seagram Building as models walked past on high heels, wearing embroidered eyelet jackets and lace cocktail dresses by the designer Isabel Toledo.

Marketing 'Real' Bodies

The models were presenting the spring line that Toledo had created for Lane Bryant, the plus-sized-clothing chain. They were not thin. Vogue called the models “astonishingly lovely,” as if they were a previously undiscovered species. Fashion has long been dominated by a familiar figure: unusually tall, yet childishly slender. The main point of variation tends to be whether models are athletic or waifish; Kate Upton counts as an outlier. Betabrand, an online clothing company in San Francisco, had a spring collection modelled by women who were Ph.D.s or doctoral candidates. These brands are playing with “authenticity,” a marketing buzzword that has lately been applied to a remarkably wide range of products.

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Sexism Sterotype Breaking

Social Sciences. Super Bowl 2014 Will Serve Up New Crop of Sexist Ads, But This Year You Can Tweet Back. Photo Credit: Shutterstock.com January 30, 2014 | Like this article?

Super Bowl 2014 Will Serve Up New Crop of Sexist Ads, But This Year You Can Tweet Back

Join our email list: Stay up to date with the latest headlines via email. Some are suggesting that this year’s advertisements are less sexist than the past. The people at Superbowl-commericals.org seem to have confused sexy with sex ist, suggesting that the issue is lewdness rather than political rudeness (recall that the members of the fictional band Spinal Tap had the same problem). The number of sexist ads aired during the Super Bowl has been so extreme in recent years that calling them out is as easy as falling off a log. Axe Body Spray has come under a lot of criticism for its ridiculously sexist ads. There’s a problem when advertisers relentlessly portray women as hypersexualized objects.

Women’s invisibility sends a powerful message about sex and gender. Here’s something we do notice: Izabel Goulart's underwear. AlterNet - We're #NotBuyingIt! Are you? "While there might be less (female) skin... - Miss Representation. Absurd Notions of Manliness. Daily Show: January 16, 2014. Kristen Schaal. The Daily Show with Jon Stewart. The Daily Show Biography. Wikipedia: Kristen Schaal. Early life[edit] Career[edit] Live comedy[edit] Schaal performed live at the Edinburgh Fringe 2007 in Scotland, where she was one of six acts (chosen from over two hundred American productions at the Fringe) requested to perform at the US Consul General-sponsored "Fringe USA" Showcase.

Wikipedia: Kristen Schaal

On her return to the Edinburgh Fringe Festival in August 2008, Schaal was nominated for the If.comedy award for Kristen Schaal And Kurt Braunohler: Double Down Hearts.[9] Schaal has also performed at the Royal Albert Hall, London, as part of The Secret Policeman's Ball 2008 in aid of Amnesty International, and the Bonnaroo 2009 music festival. In 2010, Schaal appeared as a stand-up comic on John Oliver's New York Stand Up Show and at the Solid Sound Festival at the Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art. Film, TV and radio[edit] Schaal onstage in 2005 Schaal guest starred on The Simpsons May 8, 2011 episode "Homer Scissorhands" in which she plays Taffy, a love interest of Milhouse. Books[edit]

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