Posts tagged "objectification"

Court Rules ‘Borgata Babes’ In Atlantic City Allowed To Fire Waitresses If They Gain Weight

Atlantic City casino ‘Borgata Babes’ was embroiled in a lawsuit over firing waitresses who had not met their standards after employment.
The New Jersey appeals court says the Borgata casino’s…

Katrin Higher | September 20, 2015 - 1:30 pm

On Donald Trump & Fathers Who Sexualize Their Daughters

Late one summer night, I received a message on Facebook.

“You looked so sexy,” it read.

Tiffanie Drayton | September 14, 2015 - 12:00 pm

Deadline’s Editor-In-Chief Is Either Bad At Jokes Or Seriously Butthurt Over “Magic Mike XXL”

Earlier this morning, pretty much every woman with a pulse and an Internet connection collectively lost her shit over the greatest thing I’ve seen all year: the “Magic Mike XXL”

Beejoli Shah | February 4, 2015 - 5:00 pm

The Soapbox: On The World Cup, Objectification & The Problem With Thigh Candy

When my feminist friends and I began our communal Facebook message thread, we envisioned a no-holds-barred place to discuss careers, gender politics, and the gospel of Beyoncé. But ever since…

Jen Winston | July 11, 2014 - 12:00 pm

Lily Allen Responds To Allegations Of Racism Against Black Women In Her “Hard Out Here” Video

This week, Lily Allen debuted the video for her new song “Hard Out Here,” to extremely mixed reactions. Some, like our own Rachel, saw her song about pop music’s policing…

Jessica Wakeman | November 13, 2013 - 3:00 pm

Joseph Gordon-Levitt Talks Porn And Objectification

I wasn’t interested in making a movie about pornography. I was interested in making a movie about how people treat each other like things, and all kinds of media can…

Jessica Wakeman | September 13, 2013 - 9:40 am

Men’s Magazines In UK Told To Cover Up Their Porny Covers With “Modesty Bags”

The British really aren’t into sex, huh? After their Prime Minister David Cameron went after internet porn last week, now The Co-operative Group, one of the largest magazine retailers in the…

Alyson Penn | August 1, 2013 - 9:20 am

Cameron Diaz Says Every Woman Wants “To Be Objectified”

“I think every woman does want to be objectified. There’s a little part of you at all times that hopes to be somewhat objectified, and I think it’s healthy … [Photo…

Jessica Wakeman | November 21, 2012 - 9:30 am

Taking Control Of The Male Gaze

Designer Norma Kamali created the sleeping bag coat, but she didn’t stop there. After garnering success as a fashion designer, Kamali made a short film about the objectification of women,…

Julie Gerstein | September 8, 2012 - 5:00 pm

Theme Park Gives Discount To Women In Miniskirts

A theme park in Guilin, China is giving a discount to women if they wear a skirt shorter than 38 centimeters. Merryland Resort’s Love Miniskirts discount runs for the next two…

Daley Quinn | July 21, 2012 - 4:00 pm

New Study Measures The Objectification Of Women

A new study published in the journal Psychological Science found that women are objectified at much higher rates than men. That sound you just heard was every woman in the…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | May 30, 2012 - 9:20 am

Men Find Delightful New Way To Objectify Women — Via Pinterest

Most everyone thinks life-sharing web platform Pinterest is primarily a tool for the ladies. But not so! Men, too, are jumping on the Pinterest wagon. But they’ve found innovative ways…

Julie Gerstein | March 2, 2012 - 2:20 pm

“Dedication To My Ex” By Lloyd Is The Women’s Studies Dept Worst Nightmare (NSFW)

What is there to say about “Dedication To My Ex,” the catchy pop song by Lloyd all about his ex’s vagina? I mean, really, what should I say?  I’ve been…

Jessica Wakeman | October 10, 2011 - 10:20 am

Sum Poosie: A Pink Energy Drink That Tastes Like … Cherry 7Up!

Wait, what did you think I was going to write?

Sum Poosie is a “vagina-themed” energy drink that tastes like cherry and was created by a guy who…

Jessica Wakeman | October 8, 2010 - 4:10 pm

Top Five Songs That Objectify Men

5. “My man gives real loving that’s why I call him Killer/He’s not a wham-bam-thank-you-ma’am, he’s a thriller/He takes his time and does everything right/Knocks me out with

Amelia McDonell-Parry | June 18, 2008 - 4:00 pm