Immodest - Keep Your Head Up. Yesterday I opened my new Bitch Magazine and read an article about something called the Modesty Survey.
This is a website, put together by two ‘Christian guys’ that allows ‘Christian girls’ to submit questions about what they wear and find out whether they are dressing immodestly. And by immodestly, they mean they want to know if the clothes they are wearing arouses male attention. Boys and men, from 17 to 50, can submit their answers to these questions, not to dictate what girls should be wearing – according to the survey’s home page – but merely to inform them that they are bringing on inappropriate thoughts in the boys and men around them. Thoughts on Sexual Assault “Prevention” I originally found this photo on Facebook, fell in love with it, and traced it back to a Tumblr blogger who wrote the text and another blogger who created the image.
It perfectly mocks our current approach to sexual assault prevention, which covertly makes it the woman’s responsibility. This blogger turns the tables. While current tips include don’t put your drink down and don’t walk by yourself, she provides equivalent tips for the assaulters. S Magazine Winter 2011: The Rise of Enlightened Sexism by Susan J. Douglas. Is the ‘F’ word co-opted by conservatives & consumerist media?
Where are real icons & core values? On The Issues Magazine, Winter 2011, considers feminist icons, feminist values and feminist cons. The Rise of Enlightened Sexism by Susan J. Douglas Today, we once again have what Betty Friedan famously called "a problem with no name. " At the same time, these young women get the message loud and clear that the absolute last thing they should embrace is feminism. After reviewing the media fare geared to girls and women since the early 1990s, I came to see a rather large gap between how the vast majority of girls and women live their lives, the choices they are forced to make, and what we see -- and don't see -- in the media. How to Talk to Little Girls.
I went to a dinner party at a friend’s home last weekend, and met her five-year-old daughter for the first time.
Little Maya was all curly brown hair, doe-like dark eyes, and adorable in her shiny pink nightgown. I wanted to squeal, “Maya, you’re so cute! Look at you! Turn around and model that pretty ruffled gown, you gorgeous thing!” But I didn’t. What’s wrong with that? Hold that thought for just a moment. This week ABC news reported that nearly half of all three- to six-year-old girls worry about being fat. Teaching girls that their appearance is the first thing you notice tells them that looks are more important than anything. Peter Sagal - Blog » Blog Archive » Horton Hears from Me. I become annoyed with a current kid’s movie, on All Things Considered this evening.
Vagina Monologues Script- Eve Ensler Play. Voila!
The Vagina Monologues transcript is here for all you fans of the Eve Ensler play. The entire dialogue script, all the quotes, the whole shebang. Privilege by D.A. Clarke. Femininity. Creative, Feminism | Posted by Lauren M on 10/23/2009 I am the clatter of stilettos on concrete, The sheen of glittering clothes, Bathrooms foggy with hairspray and perfume, The pink ribbon tangled in your hair, Threaded between your teeth.
I am your arms the color of the moon, Your eyes the color of the rain, Your shaking bones disguised by sunlight. Think women have achieved equality? Think again. Drawn by the Carnival of Feminists, I visited midlife mama’s article, Second Wave Feminism, Beauvoir, and me, and got into a small conversation about second-wave and third-wave feminism.
Filling a Much-Needed Void : real women. Excuse me while I throw this down, I’m old and cranky and tired of hearing the idiocy repeated by people who ought to know better.
Real women do not have curves. Real women do not look like just one thing. Asking For It? As If! Not Ever, a project of Rape Crisis Scotland, has launched an amazing new ad campaign . A man in a bar glances over at a pretty girl and a short skirt and leers "She's asking for it. " Cut to the woman shopping for skirts at a clothing store. Unable to decide between two skirts, she explains to the clerk "I'm going out tonight, and I want to get raped. I need a skirt that will encourage a guy to have sex with me against my will. " "Definitely the blue," the sales clerk responds. We recently had a flurry of comments by an anti-feminist troll a few weeks ago. Burglary is a property crime. And yet for some reason when it comes to rape, many people feel that the victim shoulders some of the blame.
Violence Against Women in the United States. Feminism Quotes, Sayings about Women's Rights, Sexism, Gender Liberation. Related Quotes Women Men Confidence Women's Greetings Because I am a woman, I must make unusual efforts to succeed.