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Where Do Women Stand in Rolling Stone’s Top 500 Albums of All Time?

Rolling Stone Magazine’s Top 500 Albums of All Time When I saw Rolling Stone Magazine’s Top 500 Albums of All Time, I was shocked to find that a mere five of the top 100 were female artists. Female musicians have … Continue reading

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Feminist Culture Jams On

Culture jamming can be defined as modifying mass media to convey a conflicting message. Jams can be obvious or subvert depending on the context. The movement aims to expose cultural assumptions and political attitudes. I first learned about the movement … Continue reading

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Men Can Stop Rape: An Excellent Campaign

So often at Broad Brands, I am seen brandishing my feminist scepter while shouting “This is stupid!” or “These pretzels are making me thirsty!” Today, I will do no such thing. I’ve found a completely awesome advertising campaign and I … Continue reading

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Meta Sexism

Sometimes I wonder if not having a television impedes my ability to critique advertising from a feminist perspective- Then I remember that the average person is exposed to hundreds of advertisements a day and I worry I’ll never have enough … Continue reading

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Wal-Mart Wages Rollback! Free Class Action Lawsuit with Every Purchase!

I must admit, when I saw Wal-mart’s new “Official Supporter of Moms” advertising campaign I scratched my head a little bit. “Hey…isn’t Wal-mart involved in a class action lawsuit in history over gender discrimination?” I thought. Google at my fingertips, … Continue reading

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Lashing Out Against Latisse

When I first saw Latisse advertised, I was dumbfounded. A prescription drug designed to grow longer eyelashes? How is it possible that doctors can create miracle drugs for “inadequate eyelashes” and yet I’ve been walking around with a cough for … Continue reading

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American Apparel Exploits Women

American Apparel positions itself as a socially conscious place to shop. The company is concerned with environmental sustainability, fair wages and gay rights. But what about women’s rights? At the root level, American Apparel produces basic knit garments in a … Continue reading

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