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Entries by Soraya Chemaly from 12/2011

Violence Against Women Is a Global Pandemic

| Posted 12.01.2011 | World

We as a culture embrace the glamourization of misogyny instead of considering its ill effects and trying to change norms. As far as collective awareness goes, we'd rather pass: sexy is so much more fun than sad.

5 Ways to Help Boys and Girls Understand Sexism in Movies

| Posted 12.06.2011 | Parents

There is no rating system that grades misrepresentation, bias or their effects on culture. Here are five things you can do to teach your kids, boys and girls, how to rate things for themselves.

Where's Our Muff March Against Designer Vaginas?

| Posted 12.09.2011 | Women

Guess what an increasingly common and popular form of plastic surgery is?

Did Abstinence-Only Create a Bully Generation?

| Posted 12.12.2011 | Parents

Abstinence-only education creates a petri dish for bullying in schools. There is always a lot of back and forth about the efficacy of these programs,...

Disney Princess Recovery Programs: Not Just For Kids

| Posted 12.30.2011 | Women

Forget girls, parents are the people who need a Princess Recovery Program.