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Objects vs subjects: Are we objectified or eroticized?

Most of you I’m sure are at least familiar with the term “sexual objectification.” It gets thrown around by everyone from separatist feminists to radical Christians, but I feel as though many of us do not have a truly nuanced understanding of what it means, though (nearly) everyone agrees that it is bad. 1,101 more words

Feminism

The Sermon of the Wholy Whore

Inspired in part by Gabriel Garcia Marquez: Memories of My Melancholy Whores

Poetry

The Sexual Objectification of Women

I saw a video not too long ago about domestic abuse, Slap Her: Children’s Reactions, it promotes stopping domestic violence. The narrator asks a group of young boys a series of questions, such as their name, age, who they are, what they want to do and so on. 740 more words

Writing

Concerning a New Study on Video Games and Sexism

A new study was recently published by the journal Cyberpsychology, Behavior, and Social Networking published an article titled Sexist Games=Sexist Gamers? A Longitudinal Study on the Relationship Between Video Game Use and Sexist Attitudes (Breuer, et al., 2015).  1,552 more words

Anita Sarkeesian

'It's Just a Joke' - Lad Banter and Sexist Humour

As a teenager girl I was often in situations where sexist jokes and comments were made. I remember one night I was walking through town with my dad and a group of men shouted ‘Give us a blow job!’. 895 more words

Subject/Object/My Desire

I am told I’m an object, a sexual object, that is what I’ve been reduced to.

I’m told I’m a commodity, on sale for a price. 585 more words

Poetry