Posts tagged "objectification of women"

The Soapbox: Pharrell Curates Women As Objects In Parisian Art Show

Yoko Ono’s breasts, a model’s ass, and a vagina are front in center at an art show in Paris. It would be just another day in the art world if the person behind it wasn’t one of hip hop’s greatest assets. Which begs the question: Does Pharrell Williams have a woman problem?

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Lyneka Little / June 24, 2014

Study: Brains See Men As People, Women As Body Parts

Reducing women to boobs and bums isn’t just the modus operandi of the Spike Network, and 13-year-old boys. A new study published in the European Journal of Social Psychology says that all our brains, regardless of our gender, view men as “people” but see women cumulatively as their body parts.

Oh, how we…

Jessica Wakeman / July 27, 2012

Does The World Really Need The Doodle Bra?

When I was a kid, I used puffy paint to decorate my jeans, T-shirts, and caps with peace signs and funny faces. Boy, was I behind the times. Now girls are custom-decorating their bras with markers?! The Doodle Bra package comes with a Doodle Bra, stencils, an idea booklet, and special Doodle Bra markers, which…

Annika Harris / March 9, 2009

10 Songs That Objectify Women (That We Really Love)

We’d like to think we’re bra burning feminists that would be repulsed by songs that refer to a woman’s body parts or her sensual essence, but we’re not. In fact, we’re not even ashamed to admit that sometimes clever lyrics or a banging beat or melody trump our feminist ideals, especially in the club. So…

Annika Harris / October 22, 2008