Post Tagged with: "feminism"

Charli XCX combined a magnetic stage presence with a strong, feminist message at the 9:30 Club concert.

Concert Review: ‘Charli XCX’

★★★★☆ With a “Boom Clap,” Charli XCX has recently thundered into the top-50 pop charts. From this summer’s mega-hit “Fancy” to her contribution to Icona Pop’s feisty “I Love It,” the 22-year-old singer has influenced the current direction of pop music. Yet Charli XCX deserves recognition not just as a[Read More…]

by October 10, 2014 0 comments Arts & Entertainment, The Guide

The Feminism Debate

Emma Watson, U.N. Women Goodwill Ambassador, recently spoke at the U.N. Headquarters in New York in an attempt to clarify the meaning of “feminism” to a generation of women who seem to be missing the point. The Women Against Feminism campaign, which began on Tumblr in July 2013, is steadily[Read More…]

by October 6, 2014 0 comments Chatter, Opinion, Opinion - Top

A Recurring Theme of Objectification

“If men don’t have to be aggressive in order to be accepted, women wouldn’t feel compelled to be submissive. If men don’t have to control, women won’t have to be controlled. Both men and women should feel free to be sensitive. Both men and women should feel free to be[Read More…]

by September 29, 2014 0 comments Chatter, Opinion, Opinion - Top

Redefining Feminism in the Face of the Modern Era

Resolved, a bi-weekly column on Chatter, features viewpoints from members of the Philodemic Society on the topic of this week’s debate. This week, Philodemic debates the changing face of modern feminism and analyzes its implications for the future. Join them this Thursday at 8 p.m. in Healy 208 as they debate “Resolved: Feminism has no[Read More…]

by September 29, 2014 0 comments Chatter, Opinion, Opinion - Top, Uncategorized
The Throes of Patriarchy

The Throes of Patriarchy

What exactly does it mean to say that feminism has no obligations to men? First, feminism as a movement does not need to include men; and second, feminism as a project does not need to “save” men. While men may certainly choose to identify as feminists, and while abolishing the[Read More…]

by September 29, 2014 0 comments Chatter, Opinion, Opinion - Top
CORREIA: The Need to Rename Feminism

CORREIA: The Need to Rename Feminism

As those who reject feminism distort the definition of the movement, so too do those at the other extreme who use feminism to advance their elitist, man-bashing agendas. At what point does a distorted definition become the true definition? In today’s Western culture, words become colloquialisms more quickly and easily[Read More…]

by August 29, 2014 0 comments Commentary, Opinion, Opinion - Top
Michelle Nunn

A Midterm Election Battle of the Sexes

As midterm elections creep closer, things are not looking good for the Democrats. The Washington Post Election Lab is showing a very high probability of the GOP not only retaining their majority in the House, but also taking back the Senate. This outcome is typical of an administration’s sixth year[Read More…]

by July 21, 2014 3 comments Chatter, Opinion, Opinion - Top
The Palin Prototype

The Palin Prototype

“I grew up castrating hogs on an Iowa farm,” senatorial candidate Joni Ernst announces proudly as she advances toward the camera in one of her recent campaign ads. If that weren’t direct enough, the rest of the ad includes a grisly one-liner about cutting pork in Washington, as well as[Read More…]

by June 30, 2014 0 comments Chatter, Opinion, Opinion - Top
Old and Stubborn Subliminal Marketing Standards

Old and Stubborn Subliminal Marketing Standards

A chorus of “sorry’s” rings out as two glossy-haired women scuttle out of a man’s path on a subway and a conference room. A mom apologetically hands off her toddler to her husband. Two women meekly interrupt their male coworkers. What’s really startling about Pantene’s new commercial featuring these women[Read More…]

by June 23, 2014 0 comments Chatter, Opinion, Opinion - Top
Stay-At-Home Shame

Stay-At-Home Shame

Donna Reed is dead. Her pearls and aprons haven’t graced America’s screens for decades. And what’s more, her character’s lifestyle is more or less dead, too. Women have been free to expand beyond the sphere of domesticity for a couple of generations now. The hoop-skirted, perfectly made-up, coiffed housewife waiting[Read More…]

by June 16, 2014 1 comment Chatter, Opinion, Opinion - Top