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Girls, Instagram, And The Glamorization Of Self-Loathing, Emily Tanner Sep 2015

Girls, Instagram, And The Glamorization Of Self-Loathing, Emily Tanner

Dissenting Voices

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Media, Objectification And Sexual Assault, Devone Scala Jul 2013

Media, Objectification And Sexual Assault, Devone Scala

Dissenting Voices

In much of the media found in the United States today, women are often portrayed in these very ways: being raped tortured and even the suggestion of murder, all for the sake of capitalism. The images found throughout this paper are actual advertisements that can be found both online and in a variety of magazines, many of which portray these situations. Advertising that simulates pornographic scenes and gang rape is problematic to everyone, but these violent and forceful sexual situations become especially problematic for women who have been sexually assaulted.


Fat Body Politics, Jeri Coleman Aug 2012

Fat Body Politics, Jeri Coleman

Dissenting Voices

Society at large disparages people who can be classified as obese or even overweight, and within smaller social circles, the “fat” friend (by comparison) suffers the stigma. Behaviors and other factors influenced by society's attitudes towards fat individuals are explored.