Tag Archives: male gaze

Feministing Jamz: A feminist remake of the Beastie Boys’ “Girls”

Tweet When Sizzy Rocket was singing along to the Beastie Boys’ catchy-but-misogynist “Girls” in the shower, she decided the song was overdue for a feminist remake. The 22-year-old artist from Las Vegas flipped the lyrics in this video that takes aim at the male gaze. Tweet
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A hip hop feminist questions the “male gaze”

TweetThe “male gaze” is one of the many concepts that dominates feminist discourse. It’s one of the first things that feminists learn about when talking about women in media, entertainment, arts, performance, or anywhere else women are to be physically looked upon. This gaze defines the way in which women are visually represented for the [...]
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Why ESPN’s Body Issue could have been great but doesn’t quite succeed

TweetThere’s a lot I appreciate about ESPN’s Body Issue–the primary thing being Danell Leyva. I’m all for admiring “the vast potential of the human form,” I love seeing naked bodies, and as someone who is endlessly irritated that female athletes are sexualized more than men are, I think it’s great to have a chance to [...]
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