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OMG! Kim Kardashian Gains Weight While Pregnant!
Originally Posted: 04/02/2013 - 3:15pm | 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 ...

Bright Young Things?
Originally Posted: 03/26/2013 - 11:45am | Type: Blog

Victoria's Secret's new “Bright Young Things” line is a corporate declaration that young girls should be sexualized for profit. Like most women I know, I have struggl ...

Women and the Olympic Gaze
Originally Posted: 07/31/2012 - 1:14pm | Type: Blog

Even as I have watched (and enjoyed) the London Games with conflicted emotions, I find myself more and more uncomfortable with the ways the presentation of the Olympics serves to reinforce harmful assumptions ...

Why It Matters Whether a Toy is Thin and Sexy (Or Not)
Originally Posted: 06/19/2012 - 11:34am | 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 ...