objectification

It’s February again, and of course that means it’s time to ogle women in barely-there bikinis in the latest Sports Illustrated
They told me. They all told me. Having a daughter is different than having a son. You’ll feel differently about her. To be
Warning: This post contains images of nipples (although they are covered by other nipples) and may be inappropriate for work environments.
What does it say about our cultural values that staring at butts (as long as it's hetero) is considered a more acceptable motivation for boys in ballet than practicing a challenging art form?
I cannot fathom the idea that while males have a certain degree of freedom in their physical expression, female students of all ages are constantly sent home for "distractions" ranging from pink hair to nose piercings to strapless prom dresses.
So here's my quandary: What's a girl to do about places like Hooters and Twin Peaks or -- eek -- strip clubs when one both loves and respects the female body?
As a woman, I exist solely to be commented upon -- unsolicited opinions, either positive or negative (their stupidly contrasting judgments only further show the caprice of the male gaze), are mandatory conditions to which I tacitly agree upon entering the public sphere.
Wade spoke to The Huffington Post about their decision to focus on images linked to Charney and Richardson. She said in an
"I am here today to talk about a lie." [h/t Upworthy] Heldman drew on the work of others to create a 7-step test to determine
Check out the full HuffPost Live segment here. Designer Norma Kamali had an epiphany about women and body image -- while
Keziah S. Ridgeway and Hind Makki join HuffPost Live to talk about if Lady Gaga is appropriating Muslim culture.
"Stacy's Mom" is the family-friendly national anthem of our broadly female-objectifying mainstream everything. Products like this both reflect and create culture.
How do you think of love -- as an object, or as a felt experience? In a consumer-oriented culture, most people tend to objectify love.
Just what, exactly, can we learn from a pretty face? Because despite axiomatic warnings to the contrary, when we meet other people we spend an awful lot of time judging books by their covers.