A Brief Note On The Culture And Feminism Essays

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Rauch Culture and Feminism
Our media is over sexualized. People, or worse children, turn on a television and see half-naked models promoting alcohol or food. They see the playboy bunny logo on clothing worn by their peer or even grown adults. Raunch culture is what empowers women to act overly sexual and have a one-of-the-boys attitude. This is ruining the fight for gender equality by promoting sex, allowing women to lose respect, and the rise of unrealistic definition of beauty to young women. One effect is the promotion of sex in our media. Sex is used to be taboo. Now it is in our movies, music and television shows and most of it is inaccurate on the reality of how sex ¬¬¬-actually is. Billboards lining the sky with exposed models lackadaisically crossing their arms and young teens in very short dresses. Famous singers like Miley Cyrus and Britney Spears gyrate to provocative music on a giant TV or in a video. Pornography is sold at the corner newsstands; ads for strip clubs litter the sidewalks. The media makes one night stands seem as normal dating plan. Women have turned into sexual objects for people to watch and not to be taken seriously. As said by Our Bodies Ourselves, “People are perfectly happy to see women as sex objects, but the actual biologic of our bodies is apparently gross and unmentionable” (Our Bodies, Ourselves). The story behind this was from people complaining about a visible tampon string in a photograph from a The Village Voice article in 1995.…

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