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This Summer, How Can We Stop Objectifying Women?


Real, Not Retouched

How does the glorification of image pressure women? Sarah Dubbeldam is the Founder and Editor In Chief of Darling Magazine, an artistic quarterly publication that seeks to broaden the “ideals” of beauty in media and speaks real, time-tested wisdom to women. Darling Magazine is broadening into a social media movement

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Modesty: I Don’t Think it Means What You Think it Means

Actress and entrepreneur Jessica Rey’s recent Q presentation on the evolution of the swimsuit has generated quite an interest in her beautiful line of Hepburn-inspired swimsuits. And I couldn’t be happier to see this smart, savvy businesswoman succeed. (Well, except that I’ve got my eye on the

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Porn and Technology

Research suggests that pornography is a "new narcotic" with equally powerful effects on the brain as addictive drugs. In a globalized world, how can we overcome the temptations and tragedies of technology? Jefferson Bethke believes the answer lies within the problem. The voice of the viral YouTube video "Why I

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The Evolution of the Swimsuit

Fashion matters. It influences the imagination and drives the way people uniquely represent themselves. The evolution of the women’s swimsuit is one place where there has been a visible shift away from modesty. In the current world of swimwear, small is often beautiful and less is considered more desirable.

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Consumer, Sex & The Objectification of Women

From popular music to popular fashion, “sexy” has often become synonymous with “beautiful.” But such a shift is not simply semantics. Founder and executive director of Saving Innocence, Kim Biddle, uncovers the dangerous realities behind identity formation—how our pop culture, fashion and consumerism are affecting the way young girls

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