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Beyond feminism in advertising - how to advertise to women

The Sexualization of Women in Advertising

#IStandUp Against the Harm Caused By Objectification of Women in Advertising

Advertisers now portray men the way they portrayed women in the 1950s: as either dumb or pretty

“Modern men: brainless, buffed bimbos, they can’t put up a shelf to save their lives, they’re too thick to even do the laundry or look after the kids, but – oi, oi! – they don’t half look good in budgie-smugglers! Come on, boys, get yer pecs out for the girls!”<p>This repellent mindset might sound …

Compare Women’s Advertising Fantasy To Morning Reality In This Funny New Ad

<b>WHO:</b> Organic Balance, Humanaut<p><b>WHY WE CARE:</b> Marketing aimed at women tends to include ideal moments–peaceful yoga sessions, quiet reading time, a …

Just 3% of Global Advertisements Feature Working Women

If you based your impressions of women solely on advertising, you’d think that all we do is eat chocolate, cook dinner for our husbands, and frolick …

Mad Men and invisible women: how the advertising industry failed to move on

Unilever trumpeted a new advertising strategy at an industry shindig in Cannes last week, saying the time for sexist ads had passed – but how much have things really changed?<p>Related: Unilever vows to drop sexist stereotypes from its ads<p>When advertising executive Michelle Gilson thinks about sexism …

Mad Men

Half of 2014's movies fail this basic test of sexism

2014 is half over, and there's no time like the present to look at how well Hollywood is behaving.<p>One area of Hollywood's behavior that is easy to evaluate is the portrayal of women in movies. Thus far, movies aren't making much progress in the way they portray women. At least according to The …

Women Respond To The First Mean Thing Someone Said About Their Bodies

"I think what hurts the most is when you're young and someone makes fun of the way you look, because you can't control that."

Gender Roles and the Rise of Femvertising

Don’t Call It Fem-vertising; The Ad Industry Cannes Do It | [a]listdaily Weekly

20 Pieces of Obscure Movie Trivia that will Make Your Day

Just because it’s considered trivial, doesn’t mean it’s boring. Here are 20 snippets of cool movie trivia to amaze your friends.<p><b>In The Departed, Jack</b> …

How to Remove Other Data from iPhone/iPad

Removing ‘Other’ Data from your iPhone or iPad is a good habit and creates your personality as a pro-iPhone user. For common users, Other Data can be …

These haunting photos show an abandoned Japanese theme park that used to look like Disneyland

Built in 1961, Nara Dreamland was inspired by California's Disneyworld in the US, but it fell into abandon after closing in 2006 due to dwindling visitor numbers, according to Atlas Obscura.<p>Since its closure a decade ago, the park's family-friendly attractions have been left to decay, from a …

Young and Female: Being Told I Can't

<b>Limitations</b><p>Growing up, I never thought of being a girl as a disadvantage. I learned about the hardships women faced throughout history, but I didn’t …

Slum kids confronting sexism in Mumbai

Why don’t boys do housework in Mumbai? Why do girls have to fight for an education? This is the first in an ongoing series about programs that …

USA’s soccer world champions are playing to win at equal pay too

The US women national soccer team beat South Africa 1-0 in an exhibition match July 9. It’s still losing against its employer, the US Soccer Federation, in its fight to get equal pay.<p>Members of the team have been trying to change their contract with the federation, arguing they earn considerably …

Rio Olympics

What can we do about masculinity in crisis?

Lingerie campaign celebrates the beauty in diversity

This might just be the most inclusive lingerie campaign ever.<p>An alopcecia sufferer, a transgender woman, an amputee, and a recovered anorexic are …

Indie Music And Film Come Together At Sundance Next Fest

The Sundance Next Fest returns to The Theatre at Ace Hotel in DTLA from Aug. 12-14, presenting the L.A. premieres of selections from the 2016 …

Why Emma Watson's New Movie Made Less Than $100 at the U.K. Box Office

Emma Watson’s latest film hasn’t replicated the box office success she saw in the <i>Harry Potter</i> franchise; <i>The Colony</i> took in only £47 ($61) in its …

Watch: this beautifully edited short film remixes 129 movies into a dazzling hymn to the magic of cinema

Old and new cinematic icons combine with rare new Australian music in this editing feat.<p>In the surreal world of the new short collage film <i>The Was</i>, animated characters board trains alongside their celluloid counterparts, while vintage icons of the screen interact with present-day indie darlings. …

The World's Highest-Paid Actresses 2015

• A truly global dollar tally of film's leading ladies, our international list measures money earned from June 1, 2014 to June 1, 2015 before subtracting management fees and taxes; figures are based on data from Nielsen, Box Office Mojo and IMDB, as well as interviews with agents, managers and …

26 Book Quotes That Will Make You Rethink EVERYTHING

Some books stick with you for a long time; certain book <i>lines</i> live in your heart forever. You know the one (or 10). Ahead are 26 stirring, emotive, life-changing book quotes that are pretty much impossible to forget. And why would you want to?

5 Female Celebs Who Embody Self-Love And Positive Body Image

Singer-songwriter Meghan Trainor, widely known for being “All About That Bass” recently premiered her “Me Too” video where she was featured cruising …

Side-by-side photos of Aphrodite and Amy Schumer point out an important message on body image

There is a prevalent pressure to look a certain way, but beauty standards are not universal.<p>A 22-year-old named Whitney pointed this out with …

Does this image promote unhealthy body image? London mayor bans ‘unrealistic’ body shape ads

She’s standing in a yellow bikini with a timely question around her: Are you beach body ready? It was a weight loss advertisement that sparked …

London Mayor Bans Subway Ads He Says Promote ‘Unhealthy’ Female Body Image

LONDON (AP) — London’s Muslim Mayor Sadiq Khan has announced a ban on advertising that promotes unhealthy body image on the city’s Tube subway network.<p>Starting next month, Transport for London will not allow ads that cause pressure to conform to “unrealistic or unhealthy body shape.”<p>Protein World …