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RESEARCH BLOG: The Hidden Cost of Sexualization

By Kimberly Belmonte Every morning when I get off the subway, staring at me are billboard-sized Victoria’s Secret ads featuring models sexily posing in lingerie. These huge ads are just one of the many sexualized images of women that are in my face every single every day! Usually, I roll my eyes at these kinds […]

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hello SPARKfriends, Thank you for visiting us. We are currently rebuilding our website and we can’t wait to share our new vision with you… soon! Please be patient as we make some SPARKling improvements. Related items RESEARCH BLOG: The Hidden Cost of Sexualization Happy International Women’s Day! website under construction Research Blog: The Best Little […]

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website under construction

hello SPARKfriends, Thank you for visiting us. We are currently rebuilding our website and we can’t wait to share our new vision with you… soon! Please be patient as we make some SPARKling improvements. Related items RESEARCH BLOG: The Hidden Cost of Sexualization website under construction Happy International Women’s Day! Research Blog: The Best Little […]

Research Blog: The Best Little (Queer Brown) Girl in the World

by Allison Cabana Once upon a time, I was a 15-year-old queer brown girl with an eating disorder. I wasn’t the first, and I won’t be the last, but perhaps my experience is a more common one than people think. Let me back up for a second. In my ninth grade health class, we watched […]

Reimagining School Dress Codes

By Ejin Jeong, SPARK Action Squad Clothes have always been an important part of our lives.  They allow us to characterize our era, culture, and personal tastes.  In many ways, clothing helps us express ourselves as individuals through various different styles. However, whenever it comes to expressing ourselves and being an individual, society has morphed […]