Women's Portrayal In Media
Netflix’s ‘Cuties’ Didn’t Have to Participate in Exploitation to Expose It
That the film made it this far shows our culture is already desensitized to the hypersexualization of minors.
If We Want to Save the Children, Let’s Start with Ourselves
Combating sex trafficking requires detaching ourselves from hypersexualized content of women and young people
In Order to Fight Child Sex Abuse, We Need to Stop Fetishizing It
It's time to call out "Daddy" Culture
Why We Need to End the 'Men's-Movie-but-with-Women' Trend Once and for All
Films like "The Kitchen" are getting more and more common—is that a good thing?
Memo to Women's Media: Women Want to Be Treated as Whole Persons
Relatable media for the modern woman
The Real Problem with the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show Isn’t the Lack of Diversity
The show's ratings are declining, and it may be because people are starting to see objectification for what it is.
Rethinking Our Media Consumption and Eliminating Sexual Harassment
Let's dig deeper to change our culture for good.
I Thought the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show Was Laughable—Until I Realized It Wasn’t
What this multi-million-dollar spectacle is really saying about us in 2017
10 Years Ago the iPhone and the Kardashians Launched—and Our Self-Worth Has Paid a Steep Price
How can we move beyond it now?
This New Film Finally Said What We’re All Thinking: Body Positivity Still Has a Long Way to Go
‘Straight/Curve’ gets right to the point.
HBO’s ‘The Deuce’ Shows the History of Objectification Like We’ve Never Seen Before
From David Simon comes a show that leaves no room for confusion when it comes to the sex industry.
These Recent Trends Against Objectifying Ads Give Us Hope for Media
Depressed by all the sexualized advertising? Read this now.
‘The Bold Type’ Is Exactly What You Expect ‘Cosmopolitan’ to Be Like—Sort Of
Which is to say, it’s confusing.
We’re Scratching Our Heads Over Channing Tatum’s Empowerment Letter
Another case of sexualized empowerment gone awry
Why Protecting Our Naked Bodies from Objectification Isn’t Abnormal
Playboy brings back its old ways, saying ‘nude is normal.’
What Women Over 40 Think of Social Media’s Influence on Beauty Standards and More
We can barely remember a time before apps, but what about our mothers—what do they think of it all?
Yes, 2016 Was a Bad Year for Sexual Assault, But Here’s Why I’m Feeling Hopeful
I’m heartened that we’re talking about it, that we’re investigating it, and that it’s being demonized.
Will ‘Vogue’ Finally Inspire Lasting Change in the Media’s Representation of Women?
‘British Vogue’ has a controversial January cover, and it’s kind of inspiring.
For the First Time Ever, This Famous ‘Nude’ Calendar Chose Not to Objectify Women
And the photographer’s stance on the portrayal of women is very refreshing.
Can’t Get Enough of Katniss? You’ll Love These Other Kick-Ass Leading Ladies
The Hunger Games series may be ending, but here are plenty of other awesome female characters to enjoy.
This Is Why Madeleine Swann Is Not Like the Other Bond Girls
The new Bond girl is pretty awesome.
What Happens if You Put Six Women in a Spaceship for a Week? People Ask Stupid Questions
Cosmonauts prove they have class in the wake of sexist comments.