Tag Archive | missrepresentation
Society, as many of us know it, has changed significantly in the last century. Among those changes are dual-income households, working single parents, and as I’ve heard some people put it, “electronic babysitters”. I know of few parents who haven’t plopped their young kids in front of the television just to get them out from […]
If in doubt that the media contributes negatively to the status of women, check this out. http://ca.shine.yahoo.com/blogs/shine-on/no-movie-reviews-featuring-strong-women-newspaper-publisher-214958257.html For more information about the media’s influence on our culture, check out “Miss Representation” (see trailer here).
It is going to be a challenge to be politically correct about this one, but here goes: http://www.torontosun.com/2012/07/16/muslim-street-cleric-wants-to-protect-canadian-women-from-sex-assault-by-forcing-them-to-cover-up In summary, Al-Haashim Kamena Atangana, a Muslim street cleric in Toronto, claims that rape would be far less common if women dressed more modestly (presumably in the fashion of women’s Islamic dress, is the drift I get […]