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Sexualization

What is sexualization?Women in America are very sexualized, it's today's version of oppression. Be a perfect sex toy, or be invisible.

And I'd like to add to this, institutions, ideologies and practices that keep ANY GROUP of people down need the sledgehammer. Intersectional feminism FTW

Previous pinner: "And I'd like to add to this, institutions, ideologies and practices that keep ANY GROUP of people down need the sledgehammer.

when i asked my dad if he thought brad should have asked for his "permission", he looked at me like i was nuts, "i'm not marrying him! you are! i don't own you". love my father.

when i asked my dad if he thought brad should have asked for his "permission", he looked at me like i was nuts, "i'm not marrying him! love my father

L'impolitesse du désespoir - article de sociologie sur l'humour comme mécanisme d'oppression

fucking beautiful :If your humor is meant to be offensive, but you can't deal with people being offended, then it is probably about enforcing oppression

“The American Psychological Association’s study on the sexualization of girls found that there was ample evidence to conclude that sexualizing girls “has negative effects in a variety of domains, including cognitive functioning, physical and mental health, sexuality, and attitudes and beliefs.” Some of these effects include more risky sexual behavior, higher rates of eating disorders, depression, and low self-esteem as well as reduced academic performance. These are the same...

“The American Psychological Association’s study on the sexualization of girls found that there was ample evidence to conclude that sexualizing girls “has negative effects in a variety of domains, including cognitive functioning, physical and mental health, sexuality, and attitudes and beliefs.” Some of these effects include more risky sexual behavior, higher rates of eating disorders, depression, and low self-esteem as well as reduced academic performance. These are the same...

beauty

'Fitspiration': Why It Isn't So Inspirational

I need feminism because young girls should not be called 'jailbait' and be expected to think it's a compliment.

I need feminism because young girls should not be called “jailbait” and be expected to think it’s a compliment

Ben347 on Reddit: "I'm genuinely confused, what was the purpose of this worksheet?" A little girl’s school assignment has generated impassioned debate online after her father, blogger Steve Bowler, sparked outrage by posting the third-grader’s worksheet, which dealt with gender stereotypes. [H]e posted her completed worksheet and tweeted: "Proud my 8yo girl failed this worksheet. Wish she had failed it even 'worse.' #GenderBias"

LOOK: Is This Worksheet Really Sexist?

What kind of dumb school teacher does this? Girls aren't all just stupid princesses! We can play with Legos and erector sets just like guys do!

Many women, I think, resist feminism because it is an agony to be fully conscious of the brutal misogyny which permeates culture, society & all personal relationships. It is as if our oppression were cast in lava eons ago & now it is granite & each individual woman is buried inside the stone ... Women say, I like this stone its weight is not too heavy for me. Women defend the stone by saying it protects them from rain & wind & fire ...all I have ever known is this stone what is there without…

Many women, I think, resist feminism because it is an agony to be fully conscious of the brutal misogyny which permeates culture, society & all personal relationships.

This is why the Dove campaign for real beauty is a sham. Fuck Dove.

Ugly underarms - a beauty “problem” invented by deodorant manufacturers like Dove to convince women that they NEED to buy their product. Don’t buy into the marketing message. You’re beautiful exactly as you are.

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