Dove’s “Real Beauty Sketches” vs. Beyoncé and Big Media – Objectification Wins Every Time

Dove’s “Real Beauty Sketches” YouTube has gone viral with over 30 million views and tells us that women are their own worst enemies when it comes to assessing their looks.  Yet, in a society where men control the conversation at all levels of entertainment, advertising, news, commentary, and yes, politics, how can women not be predisposed to see themselves as they have been conditioned?  In her bestselling book, “Lean In: Wom...more
Excellent post!  The obsessive focus on female appearance - whether glorifying, criticizing, or ...more

Why Can't We Stop Skewering Hillary Clinton?

This woman just cannot get a break.  Let’s start with biographer/author Ed Klein taking her apart on FOX news last night because she is “overweight.”  He says that will “slow her down” should she once again stand for the Presidency.  “Hillary 2016” is on the lips of many at the moment.  Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, former Governor Ed Rendell, and even Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi all are pushing her to throw her hat into the ring....more

Bikini Hockey League: Because The World Needs Yet Another Bikini Sport

Plans are in the works for yet another bikini sports league – this time, a hockey league.Yes, you read that correctly. A bikini hockey league. Some enterprising man in Oklahoma has decided to launch a bikini hockey league. In Oklahoma. And not only that, he’s trying to pitch a reality television show around the nascent league. Because if there is one thing the world needs more than a bikini sports league, it’s another reality television show....more
Kinda nice, a reality show based on people who may actually have a bit of talent, Instead of "16 ...more

The day I saw too many breasts

Breasts. They exist and serve many important purposes. Attraction of a potential mate. A component of an intimate relationship between sexual partners.Lactation.Can we do all three without compromising any of the others?...more

Sportscaster Dan Patrick Crushed My Morale

I am a sports fan.  I share my enthusiasm for sports with my significant other, M....more
Kimberly...thanks for this article.  I think childhood sexual abuse has reached everyone on one ...more

Hooters! It's Where You Have a Hoot!

As my son and I walked through the mall attempting to decide where to eat. His eyes looked up at the bright orange sign and said, "Why don't we give Hooters a try?" I sighed, "Umm. Let's go somewhere else that you might like to try!" "Mom! Everybody says Hooters is the place where you have a hoot!" ...more
@isthisthemiddle A funny way to be welcomed into the city - it must have been a relief to see ...more

Objectify Me

Feminist sex blogger and woman oriented porn producer Ms. Naughty recently posted about how anti-porn feminists can't acknowledge feminist porn. It's a good read, in particular for Ms....more