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Girl trouble: we care about young women as symbols, not as people

Girl trouble: we care about young women as symbols, not as people | Sexism in Film and Media | Scoop.it
For all those knuckle-clutching articles about how girls everywhere are about to pirouette into twerking, puking, self-hating whorishness, we do not actually care about young women. (Girl Trouble: some words of rage.
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Why We Love Angry Men, But Hate Impassioned Women - PolicyMic

Why We Love Angry Men, But Hate Impassioned Women - PolicyMic | Sexism in Film and Media | Scoop.it
Why We Love Angry Men, But Hate Impassioned Women PolicyMic Although John Neffinger and Matthew Kohut argue that compelling people must exude strength and warmth to get respect and recognition, they explain that gender stereotypes make this role...

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Mila Engelberg's curator insight, October 11, 2013 7:49 AM

Women and men who are serious about their work are often described in totally different, non-equal ways.

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Mary Wollstonecraft, feminism, and the Nature vs. Nurture Debate

Mary Wollstonecraft, feminism, and the Nature vs. Nurture Debate | Sexism in Film and Media | Scoop.it
Sharon Ruston: Responses to the Great British Bake Off and its 'female tears' show that after more than two centuries we're still finding it hard to accept Wollstonecraft's ideas about nature, nurture, and gender.
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More women leaders in media needed to change attitudes in Middle East ... - The National

More women leaders in media needed to change attitudes in Middle East ... - The National | Sexism in Film and Media | Scoop.it
More women leaders in media needed to change attitudes in Middle East ...
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Socio-Economic Gender Gap is Closing Worldwide, but Far From Gone

Socio-Economic Gender Gap is Closing Worldwide, but Far From Gone | Sexism in Film and Media | Scoop.it

Scientific American (blog) Socio-Economic Gender Gap Is Closing Worldwide, but Far from Eliminated Scientific American (blog) An image promoting gender equality, a man and woman holding hands, in Denmark The world's gender gap along economic,...


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Malala, a Muslim feminist

Malala, a Muslim feminist | Sexism in Film and Media | Scoop.it
Commentary: Yousafzai's story demonstrates that the demand for equality does not belong to any one culture or faith ("A Western feminism that asks Muslim women to leave their traditions at the door is fundamentally disempowering."

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Fannie Boisvert St-Louis's curator insight, October 20, 2013 1:08 PM

Article pertinent sur Malala

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The six ways we talk about a teenage girl’s age

The six ways we talk about a teenage girl’s age | Sexism in Film and Media | Scoop.it
The idea that a teen can be "older than her chronological age" puts young girls in danger (RT @schemaly: The six ways we talk about a teenage girl’s age http://t.co/IM52FXJQw9 #rape #VAW #sexualization...

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Mila Engelberg's curator insight, September 6, 2013 8:09 AM

Various ways of talking about a teenage girl's "age" enable use of power against girls.

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Sexism, Strength and Dominance: Masculinity in Disney Films

A project on the portrayal of masculinity offered in Disney films

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Kevin Kochan's curator insight, March 3, 2014 8:28 PM

An interesting video that could be used as a segue for a discussion on images in the media.

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Song Lyrics: Hunchback of Notre Dame

Frollo's care for Quasimodo is like benevolent sexism. "How can I protect you if you don't stay in your place?" http://t.co/wSZ5R0S7ho
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Superheroes And Sexism: An Open Letter To Marvel - Neon Tommy

Superheroes And Sexism: An Open Letter To Marvel - Neon Tommy | Sexism in Film and Media | Scoop.it
Neon Tommy Superheroes And Sexism: An Open Letter To Marvel Neon Tommy In past movies, Marvel has produced films with popular female characters who are well-written, not overly sexualized and who can hold their own against the male leads (Pepper...
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Media's Positive & Negative Influence on Teenagers

Media's Positive & Negative Influence on Teenagers | Sexism in Film and Media | Scoop.it
Media is a vast form of communication that permeates nearly every aspect of modern culture. Teenagers are exposed to all sorts of media outlets, from television, movies and advertising to social ...
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Sexism Is Alive and Well Among 'Generation Z' - RH Reality Check

Sexism Is Alive and Well Among 'Generation Z' - RH Reality Check | Sexism in Film and Media | Scoop.it
Sexism Is Alive and Well Among 'Generation Z'
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This sexist language sounds awfully familiar, doesn't it? It's used every day, including in schools, public places, and on sidewalks.

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Mila Engelberg's curator insight, October 8, 2013 12:07 PM

Young people of Generation Z - born between the 1990's and 2010 - keep using and developing sexist and misogynist language without realizing what they are in fact doing.

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90% of Wikipedia's Editors Are Male

90% of Wikipedia's Editors Are Male | Sexism in Film and Media | Scoop.it
Here\'s what they\'re doing about it.

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Mila Engelberg's curator insight, November 7, 2013 8:17 AM

The (white Western) male bias of Wikipedia's editors most likely produces biased content.

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Again, you're welcome. This is an important issue.
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Tavi Gevinson Knows It Isn't Easy Being A Feminist - Refinery29

Tavi Gevinson Knows It Isn't Easy Being A Feminist - Refinery29 | Sexism in Film and Media | Scoop.it
Tavi Gevinson Knows It Isn't Easy Being A Feminist
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How do you define feminism?
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Good news for superhero fans - Harrison Daily

Good news for superhero fans - Harrison Daily | Sexism in Film and Media | Scoop.it
Good news for superhero fans
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If there were any doubts that the Disney-owned Marvel Studios was the hottest thing going in Hollywood today, recent developments have quashed them. kAmw@E @?
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Sexism Is Alive and Well Among 'Generation Z' - RH Reality Check

Sexism Is Alive and Well Among 'Generation Z' - RH Reality Check | Sexism in Film and Media | Scoop.it
Sexism Is Alive and Well Among 'Generation Z'
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This sexist language sounds awfully familiar, doesn't it? It's used every day, including in schools, public places, and on sidewalks.

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Mila Engelberg's curator insight, October 8, 2013 12:07 PM

Young people of Generation Z - born between the 1990's and 2010 - keep using and developing sexist and misogynist language without realizing what they are in fact doing.

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What do teenagers know or care about feminism? – Pamela Erens – Aeon

What do teenagers know or care about feminism? – Pamela Erens – Aeon | Sexism in Film and Media | Scoop.it
These American teens look up to their strong mothers and believe in equal rights. So why won’t they use the F-word?
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Real Fairy Tales Aren't Nearly As Sexist As the Disney Versions - PolicyMic

Real Fairy Tales Aren't Nearly As Sexist As the Disney Versions - PolicyMic | Sexism in Film and Media | Scoop.it
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Real Fairy Tales Aren't Nearly As Sexist As the Disney Versions
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Has anyone noticed the recent conspiracy to force the fairy tale universe into our own?
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Lights, camera, sexism — how women are portrayed in film - Red and Black

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Lights, camera, sexism — how women are portrayed in film
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So why do screenwriters — even female screenwriters — persist in writing this kind of one-dimensional woman? Simple. They're doing what they've been trained to do.

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Wandschneider: Media's influence on body image - Iowa State Daily

Wandschneider: Media's influence on body image - Iowa State Daily | Sexism in Film and Media | Scoop.it
Wandschneider: Media's influence on body image
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Nearly 91 percent of all women are unhappy with the appearance of their bodies.
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Good Morning America Investigates Why There Is No 'Wonder Woman' Movie - Science Fiction

Good Morning America Investigates Why There Is No 'Wonder Woman' Movie - Science Fiction | Sexism in Film and Media | Scoop.it
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Good Morning America Investigates Why There Is No 'Wonder Woman' Movie
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People really want to see Wonder Woman in her own feature film.
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TV and the role of women in society - Florida Flambeau

TV and the role of women in society - Florida Flambeau | Sexism in Film and Media | Scoop.it
TV and the role of women in society Florida Flambeau I don't think a single TV show is enough to change their minds, and they might miss the message entirely, but that doesn't change the importance of trying to show those people that even a...
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