We need a society that can praise all these different women, with their many different ways of empowering themselves. Some may get naked to feel confident and empowered, but others may emphasise their career success, their financial gain or their academic achievements. Or they may do all of the above; after all, women are not one-dimensional beings, just like men.
Julia Gillard advised female politicians to confront gender issues "early," telling BBC’s “Newsnight” on Monday that misogynistic
Newsreader Fiona Bruce has hit out at the "large number of men" making misogynistic comments online and revealed that she
The marginalisation that occurs due to this amplified culture plays on the mind of men. Even if they're usually confident individuals, this subculture will cause them to deliberate over their own identity, to question their own masculinity. The fact that these lads parade as a group and promote themselves as 'real men' gives a reason for young men to think they aren't men at all.
We had a little victory this week. I mean we've had quite a few "Whoop" moments of late but this was different. The thing is it has occurred to me, for reasons which I will explain (whether you like it or not) that people mostly have no idea whatsoever how important or amazing they are or how much of a difference they can make.
Although, as a critic, I have always hated Michael Bay's films, until now they could simply be dismissed as rubbish, but his sexualisation of Megan Fox and her replacement has no place in a franchise about toy robots. Let's hope he realizes this before the next, inevitable instalment.