Tag Archives: Sexism

Vote of Confidence

The Feminist Majority Foundation website drew my attention to a new study conducted by the Girl Scout Research Institute showing an increase in political awareness, confidence, and engagement among girls ages 13-17 since the last time similar data was gathered, … Continue reading

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The Naked Truth

I’m so sick of PETA. As a long-time vegetarian and animal lover, I think it’s great that there are organizations that are working for the ethical treatment of animals, particularly the kinds of inhumane practices that go into the mass … Continue reading

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Ad Nauseum

Dovetailing nicely with my last post, Alternet today republished a piece by Alex Leo originally posted on the Huffington Post on December 8 entitled “Five Sexist Trends the Advertising World Just Can’t Shake.” Examining examples of misogynistic advertising imagery and … Continue reading

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Quantum of Bias

Here are some thoughts on the new James Bond movie: a) Quantum of Solace is a stupid name b) It is not acceptable in the year 2008 to be putting out movies which portray women as goods, sexual objects, brainless … Continue reading

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