Why we’re fighting “Blurred Lines” at BU
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Why we’re fighting “Blurred Lines” at BU

Enough sound bites, status updates, Tweets, and other too-brief snippets of discussion. Let’s take some time, at length, to talk through the reasons and theory behind this whole Robin Thicke thing. 1) Why is the BU community petitioning against Robin Thicke, when many other pop artists have hit songs featuring analogous misogynistic content? Continue reading

Why is Everyone Getting Naked?
Media criticism / Objectification / Pop-Culture / slut shaming

Why is Everyone Getting Naked?

Actress Rashida Jones has been getting lots of attention for her recent tweets involving the sexualization of women in the media, in which she used the hashtag #stopactinlikewhores. This week's celeb news takeaway: she who comes closest to showing the actual inside of her vagina is most popular. #stopactinglikewhores — Rashida Jones (@iamrashidajones) October 19, … Continue reading