Studies have shown that viewing sexualized representations of women reduces empathic neurological responses. Could a collective rise in empathy curb sexism?
We label critics of pole dancing “slut shamers,” but why is there shame around women and the pole?
Embed from Getty Images Lizzo, a performer beloved by the “YAS KWEEN” social media chicks, who proclaim to be about female empowerment, but can’t seem to imagine said empowerment happening in pants,…
It is more and more common for women to be expected to participate in body-punishing acts in their own sex lives, thanks to the normalization of sadomasochistic pornography.
Emefa Angelica Dzodzomenyo had always been told she was lucky to have large breasts, but the pain and objectification didn’t always make her feel that way.
Facebook bans images of breasts from the platform, but only certain breasts. Why?
When female “social media influencers” self-objectify for profit, it hurts them, as well as their audience.
It isn’t only straight men who engage in sexual harassment and assault — it’s time for gay men to be accountable as well.
No matter how you package, pretty it up, or slough it off as harmless, the inanimate object that is a “sex doll” is merely a reflection of what men feel they are entitled to do to women.
We are a coalition of humanists, parents, women’s groups, survivors, academics, and activists campaigning against commercial objectification of human beings who are concerned with the normalization of “sex robots.” These technologies are…
From female genital mutilation to domestic violence to femicide, women and girls around the world are living in fear.
What does it mean to ‘feel’ like a woman?
Social media has taught women to self-objectify — let’s stop doing it.
After pressure from the National Center on Sexual Exploitation, Walmart removed Cosmopolitan from its checkout stands. Now, liberal feminists are defending the magazine as empowering for women.
Two institutions with nearly the same ethos are treated differently. Why?