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Contributors, Girl on a Mission

Let Girls Be Girls – Why “Sexy” Dolls Perpetuate Harmful Objectification

Let Girls Be Girls – Why “Sexy” Dolls Perpetuate Harmful Objectification

By Jodi Bondi Norgaard “What is being marketed to our girls? What’s going on right underneath our noses?” This is one mother’s response to a hidden feature of LOL Surprise! […]

Feminism

FEMINIST FRIDAY: Kenneth Cole New Campaign Feat. Social Activists & Musician Skydiving In The Nude

FEMINIST FRIDAY: Kenneth Cole New Campaign Feat. Social Activists & Musician Skydiving In The Nude

Welcome to another edition of Feminist Friday! That part of our weekly line-up where instead of just focusing on one particular topic or story, we get to share a handful […]

Feminism

Feminism & Female Nudity: The Conversation About Choice That Needs To Be Had, Sans Judgement

Feminism & Female Nudity: The Conversation About Choice That Needs To Be Had, Sans Judgement

It was the image that set the interwebs ablaze with comments about feminism, nudity, choice, sexualization, and hypocrisy. How on EARTH could avowed feminist Emma Watson pose nearly nude for […]

Family Life

Wanna Know What Our Kids See When Confronted With “Sex Sells” Messages? Watch This….

Wanna Know What Our Kids See When Confronted With “Sex Sells” Messages? Watch This….

We’ll have a full heaping of objectification with a side of misogyny, thanks! That’s essentially what comes to mind when we view an image like the Dolce & Gabbana advertisement […]

Boys We Like, Sports

Detroit Lions Linebacker DeAndre Levy Writes Powerful Essay Linking Toxic Masculinity To Rape Culture

Detroit Lions Linebacker DeAndre Levy Writes Powerful Essay Linking Toxic Masculinity To Rape Culture

When you think “tough” or “masculine”, its easy to conjure up images of someone like Detroit Lions linebacker DeAndre Levy. After all he plays professional football, and being an athlete […]

Causes

“What If This Was Your Daughter?” #WomenNotObjects Campaign Releases 2nd Video About Objectification In Advertising

“What If This Was Your Daughter?” #WomenNotObjects Campaign Releases 2nd Video About Objectification In Advertising

A couple of months ago we shared about the launch of a very important campaign called ‘Women Not Objects‘ which was created by advertising industry exec Madonna Badger. The idea […]

Entertainment

“Women Not Objects” Campaign Is A Reminder To Advertisers Objectification Isn’t Sexy

“Women Not Objects” Campaign Is A Reminder To Advertisers Objectification Isn’t Sexy

A new video making it’s way across the internet is causing a huge stir bringing up the issue of objectification and the sexualization of women’s bodies in advertising. The video […]

Boys We Like

Boy Writes Complaint Letter To Sports Illustrated, Tells Them To Respect Women

Boy Writes Complaint Letter To Sports Illustrated, Tells Them To Respect Women

Sports Illustrated’s Swimsuit Edition has been a controversial topic in many discussions about female empowerment. Does it objectify women? Should we like them for FINALLY putting a plus size woman […]

Contributors

Are Breast Cancer Campaigns Saving Lives Or Reinforcing Objectification?

Are Breast Cancer Campaigns Saving Lives Or Reinforcing Objectification?

By Veronica Granja-Sierra Women have been blessed with an anatomical spectacle that graces their chest -some even say that these bulbous bags of skin hanging from women’s chests are in […]

Boys We Like

John Oliver Expertly Breaks Down Everything Wrong With Beauty Pageants

John Oliver Expertly Breaks Down Everything Wrong With Beauty Pageants

Beauty Pageants, they’re a dime a dozen, but more importantly, they hold a certain stigma about the representation of women in the 21st century. We’ve shared plenty of articles about […]

Entertainment

Why ‘Ask Her More’ Is A Crucial Movement For Women On The Red Carpet

Why ‘Ask Her More’ Is A Crucial Movement For Women On The Red Carpet

Red carpets and award ceremonies are a Hollywood staple, and a tradition for many of us entertainment fans. While we watch the broadcast of the awards to find out who […]

Girl on a Mission

Muslim Woman Expertly Slams Rap Music’s Portrayal Of Women

Muslim Woman Expertly Slams Rap Music’s Portrayal Of Women

It’s no secret that a lot of rap and hip hop lyrics are filled with sexism and misogynistic culture. Not to mention the ridiculous portrayals of women in the accompanying […]

Girl on a Mission

Sick Of Street Harassment from Strangers? There’s A Card Game For That…

Sick Of Street Harassment from Strangers? There’s A Card Game For That…

Every girl in the world has been on the receiving end of street harassment, we will put money on it. Whether it is a compliment or an insult, we all […]

Causes

Watch How Men React When Catcalled By Women On The Street

Watch How Men React When Catcalled By Women On The Street

Hey ladies. Ever been yelled at by men while you are walking down the street? Has it made you feel uncomfortable, objectified and in some ways violated? Well you aren’t […]

Girl on a Mission, Sports

Girl Rips Into Surf Mag For Objectifying Women Instead Of Promoting Female Surfers

Girl Rips Into Surf Mag For Objectifying Women Instead Of Promoting Female Surfers

How do young girls handle sexism in the world today? They speak up and use social media to get the right people’s attention. That is what one plucky Australian surfer […]