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Posts Tagged ‘media’

Real Talk about Really New Research on the Sexualization of Girls

We are excited to launch the latest SPARK initiative, the SPARK Research Blog:  Real Talk about Really New Research on the Sexualization of Girls, brought to you by the ASAP Initiative at Hunter/CUNY, one of the SPARK leadership team partners.  The goal of the bi-weekly SPARK Research Blog is to tell you about the latest [...]

All I Want For Christmas is Freedom from Social Stereotypes and Stigmas

Diana Martinez is a senior from Mount Holyoke College and a woman’s history major and Spanish minor.  Her journey as an activist began when she joined her college’s feminist a capella group called The Nice Shoes, who sing empowering songs to promote human rights.  With the Shoes, her Mount Holyoke sisters, and strong influences from [...]

“The Weather Outside Is Frightful”…And So Are The Magazine Headlines!

Culley Schultz is a senior at Glen Ridge High School, outside of New York City.  She is the vice-president of the GRHS Girls Learn International (GLI) Chapter as well as the Secretary of the GLI Junior Board.  Last year, Culley created a short documentary and commentary on the portrayal of women and girls in the [...]

Taking Sexy Back: Can We Reclaim “Sexy” or Not?

Rachel Berger is a NYC student, reader, and writer who often wishes she had more time to read, write, and study. You can find her online at personalslashpolitical.blogspot.com. Walking home after dark a few nights ago, I passed a pair of guys sprawled on a park bench. As I reached the corner, one of them [...]

Taking Sexy Back: A Woman’s Strengths are Sexy

Diana Martinez is a senior from Mount Holyoke College and a woman’s history major and Spanish minor.  Her journey as an activist began when she joined her college’s feminist a capella group called The Nice Shoes, who sing empowering songs to promote human rights.  With the Shoes, her Mount Holyoke sisters, and strong influences from [...]

Taking Sexy Back: Being Sexy is about Inner Beauty

Maya Brown is a sophomore at Waterville Senior High School in Waterville Maine. She enjoys music, technology, photography, and anything related to theater. She has been a part of the Girls Advisory Board at Hardy Girls Healthy Women for three years, and a part of Hardy Girls since the beginning (10 years ago). She believes [...]