Tag Archives: stereotypes

  1. Sexism… & how it affects MALES

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    January 9, 2014 by flyaway13

    Sexism… & how it affects MALES I feel as though I have focused disproportionately on sexual discrimination and stereotypes directed …
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  2. Change… or not?

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    December 28, 2013 by flyaway13

    “Ads sell us more than products; they sell us values, concepts…” – Jean Killbourne, “Killing Us Softly” In your opinion, …
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  3. Another thought-provoking video

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    December 11, 2013 by flyaway13

    Another thought-provoking video This is an ad from Pantene. What do you think — is the point made in this …
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  4. Objectification of Women

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    December 11, 2013 by flyaway13

    Objectification of Women Here is another interesting video, fromĀ Jean KilbourneĀ (“Killing Us Softly”). Do you think this objectification occurs towards men …
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  5. “The Bachelor,” “The Bachelorette,” and discrimination

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    June 17, 2012 by flyaway13

    In continuation of a previous post on this blog (“The Choice,”) about sexist TV shows, I just read an article …
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  6. Talking back to the media

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    June 11, 2012 by flyaway13

    Talking back to the media

    Just finished “Enlightened Sexism”! It truly was a fascinating book, and one that I highly recommend. The last chapter got me thinking about ways to challenge stereotyping of women in the media, and I’ve decided to start calling out advertisemts (and the like) that insult women, as Susan J. Douglas suggests. When beginning my research, I came across this great website! I haven’t thoroughly explored it yet, but check it out! Also, start identifying negative stereotypes of women in the media! The more people that participate, the more impact we can make.