• Alexis DiSanza commented on the blog post Tech and video game industry sexism: bathroom lines and rape jokes   1 year, 4 months ago · View

    John, this is most certainly a rape joke. In a vacuum, it sure may seem like a harmless comment that doesn’t have deeper implications, but we don’t live in a vacuum. This is a phrase that has been consistently used to tell women that rape doesn’t matter, or isn’t a big deal, or that she [...]

  • Alexis DiSanza commented on the blog post “Dove Real Beauty,” self-esteem, and One Direction   1 year, 6 months ago · View

    This is a great article. Not only does it reinforce the idea that beauty is the main thing from which women derive value, but it reinforces the myth that there is one type of beauty that should be valued. “Oh thank God I am not actually that fat and puffy, I only thought I was!” [...]

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