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“Truth be told, we are all victims of the media. No one is safe.” Original Huffington Post article by Jessica Lovejoy below: Body Image Issues Are Not Just For Women Posted: 03/26/2014 2:03 pm EDT Updated: 03/26/2014 2:59 pm EDT … Continue reading

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Both Girls and Boys Subject to Excessive (and Limiting) Sexualization

Barbie has been getting a lot of flack for unrealistic body image and extreme sexualization, but the toy industry does not leave the male prototype unscathed.

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Creating Gender in Literature… Very interesting article. How do we sexualize characters? How do we “show” their gender? What assumptions/implications are we making through our choices of how to portray them as male/female? Fictional characters have fictional body parts… so … Continue reading

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