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Results for objectification

Envy: Beware the Green-Eyed Monster
Originally Posted: 03/27/2014 - 1:23pm | Type: Blog

I think what lies at the heart of the mix-up between jealousy and envy is not only the result of many of us zoning out during English class, but may also be a consequence of the way our culture objectifies peo ...

Jimmy Carter vs. the SBC/Driscoll/Victoria’s Secret: A Sea Change?
Originally Posted: 04/04/2013 - 2:02pm | Type: Blog

It’s easy, in the daily course of events, to forget how pervasive such judgments against the equality of women really are, especially as we have examples of powerful women in political office and business. But ...

OMG! Kim Kardashian Gains Weight While Pregnant!
Originally Posted: 04/02/2013 - 2:15pm | Type: Blog

My heart breaks because we can’t get away from the objectification of women in our culture. Magazines. Television. Movies. Websites. It’s everywhere. Last week, a member of my you ...

Why It Matters Whether a Toy is Thin and Sexy (Or Not)
Originally Posted: 06/19/2012 - 10:34am | Type: Blog

Every toy/image transformation does some basic variation on the theme of “thin down and sex up.” So the ‘t hinner-and-sexier evolution ” series is kind of winding down, as there ...