Category Archives: Representations in the media

The Sexualisation of Children Debate


Recently, ‘the sexualisation of children’ has become a catchphrase. Everyone seems to be worried about children being sexualised inappropriately, the commercialisation of children, and perhaps the most prominent example, the fact that Primark and other stores sell padded bras for … Continue reading

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The Adjustment Bureau – Hollywood sustains patriarchy once again


One of my guilty pleasures is going to the cinema to see something that I definitely won’t like. A bit of a paradox but the best trips to the cinema have been to see films that have annoyed me in … Continue reading

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A feminist analysis of make-over and make-under TV


As a feminist, I strive to find something feminist-related on the TV. As barely any programmes seem up to scratch, I instead search the other end of the scale to find the most anti-feminist programmes and rant. Now, a lot … Continue reading

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Good riddance to Ugly Betty


I watched the first two seasons of Ugly Betty and I have to admit that I loved it. (when I got over the word ‘ugly’ of course.) I saw the title as satirical, a kind of tongue-in-cheek dig at Hollywood, … Continue reading

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