Tag Archives: objectification

Sexist Static: How a lust for crude misogyny is hobbling an important artform

TweetIf modern art has a single defining characteristic that sets it apart from the efforts of previous epochs, it is that no era of art has so fully, so consciously, and with such studied diversity, embraced consciousness as its subject. The Mona Lisa of the industrial and post-industrial eras has been the psyche; the foreboding [...]
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New Favorite Tumblr: Cats That Look Like Pin Up Girls

TweetAlright, I’m not entirely sure the point of this Tumblr is to highlight the ridiculousness of pin-up poses, but let’s just assume it is. In that case, feminist commentary on vintage sexism + adorable cats = winning the internet, in my book. Check out my favorite images after the jump and the rest here.  Tweet
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A not-so-tiny criticism of Miley’s huge cultural appropriation problem

TweetSo a couple of summers ago, while visiting family in my hometown, my little sister, now grown up, decided we should go bar hopping. She and her friends took me out to one of the bars downtown, and, to my surprise, Milwaukee did have a thriving nightlife. The crowd was majority white: we intrepid gaggle [...]
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Artie Lange makes sexist comments, Jimmy Fallon laughs, audience applauds

TweetJimmy Fallon is charming, enthusiastic, and totally non-controversial. Ask any fan or casual “Late Night” viewer, and you’ll hear things like, “Yeah, he seems like a really nice guy.” Recently, however, Fallon was also the conduit for Artie Lange (a washed-up comedian and self-identified “G-List” celebrity) to spew sexism and to promote ogling and objectifying [...]
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The conservative backlash to Beyoncé’s Super Bowl show: Objectification and slut-shaming go hand-in-hand

Tweethttp://youtu.be/1rbnikVO1rs The predictable conservative hand-wringing about Beyoncé’s Super Bowl show is exactly why the recent “feminist” slut-shaming of Beyoncé bothered me so very much. In general, if you find yourself agreeing with the right-wing modesty police concerned about “the children” (and, weirdly, also “old people”?), it’s usually a red flag. It’s interesting–and telling–that every conservative critic [...]
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