Feminist Book Review: The Lolita Effect

This semester, I am in a course about constructing girlhood. The subject interested me, as studies about the construction of “girlhood” in are almost entirely contemporary. As a male, I had a completely different childhood construction. The pressures, media, expectations, and a whole host of elements were very different for me. In this course, we […]

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We’re Bringing Sexy Back!

Does being a confident sexy woman mean that you are buying into the stereotypical persona of a sexy woman? Over the years there have been many women who have been sex icons like Marilyn Monroe, Britney Spears or Pamela Anderson. Do these women who are famous for being sex icons degrade us as women? I […]

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Who run the world? Not girls.

Yahoo! recently called for a drastic commitment from their employees. Their workers who work from home were asked to leave their home for work and come into a Yahoo! office to work instead. This decision was made under CEO Marissa Mayer. Mayer is under fire again because she has decided to build a nursery next […]

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