Emily Santhosh

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Eating Disorders: Body Image and Advertising - Articles - Eating Disorders

How does Today's Advertising Impact on Your Body Image?<p>Advertisers often emphasize sexuality and the importance of physical attractiveness in an …

5 Things Women Are Judged More Harshly For Than Men

When it comes to gender, double standards are alive and well. Let's face it: despite all of the advances toward gender equality, many people still expect different things from men and women.<p>This is why studies about female breadwinners or advertisements featuring stay-at-home dads are newsworthy, …

In One Perfect Sentence, Amy Poehler Schools a Guy in What It's Like To Be a Woman

Oh, Amy. How do we love thee? Let us count the ways.<p>For one, she can make a feminist argument zing like a "Weekend Update" punchline, a skill she …

Comedy

We Know That Just 3 Minutes Makes Girls Feel Bad. What About 10 Hours A Day?

Hollywood's Problem With Women of Color Is Even Worse Than You Realize

Hollywood is playing with fire. American films have a significant global cultural impact on how, what and why people think the way they do, yet …

Women of Color

Why Media Representation Matters

E3 has come and gone and as always there's a lot to talk about. Did you hear about what Sony announced? (No, not really, I have no plans to get a …

Model Blasts the Company That Slimmed Her Body With Photoshop

Nowadays Photoshop is a standard tool of the fashion trade, with women’s faces and bodies smoothed and slimmed to fit a Barbie-like standard of …

Kids Need to See Women on Currency, Here's Why and What You Can Do

How many times a day do you handle or see money? It is a form of media that everyone is exposed to, but the vast majority of people don't think about. And yet, our paper currency is one of the most subtle ways we teach kids to ignore and overlook the absence of women as public figures and people …

Feminism

#WomenCallAction: Illuminating the Relevance of Women Directing U.S. Media

by Rachel Feldman<p>-<i>USA</i>-<p>As a woman director who has been working in Hollywood for 30 years, banging the drum for gender equity behind the camera, I am …

What 100 Years Of Magazine Covers Reveal About How We See Women

As a century of fighting for equality has seen women smashing gender roles and embracing their sexuality, many magazines featuring them learned to adapt.<p>Karen X. Cheng, a creative director and viral video consultant in San Francisco, looked at how magazine covers featuring women have changed by …

Feminism

The Gender Wage Gap And A Solution To Income Inequality

How would you feel making 25% less than your peers who do the same work at your same level? I’d be pissed and demand equal pay for equal work. …

Income Inequality

Child Abuse and Neglect

How to Spot the Signs and Make a Difference<p>Child abuse is more than bruises and broken bones. While physical abuse might be the most visible, other …

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

What is Child Abuse

Every year more than 3 million reports of child abuse are made in the United States. It’s a terrible epidemic that we at Childhelp are dedicated to …

Cruel numbers: ‘Over 10 children are abused every day’

<b>ISLAMABAD:</b><p>Child sexual abuse (CSA) has increased by seven per cent in 2015. This was revealed in a report compiled by Sahil, an NGO working for child …

Crime

How to spot child abusers

Cape Town - Cape Town children’s rights organisation Molo Songololo has teamed up with Fair Trade Tourism to host training sessions for hotel and …

Crime

California father charged with child abuse after leaving baby in hot car to go to strip club

A father from California has been charged with child abuse after he left his nine-month-old daughter in a hot car while he went to a strip club in …

The Creepy Teacher

Rafe Esquith, arguably the best teacher in America, was fired for being “inappropriate” with students. At no point was he accused of doing anything …

Northern California

How to Trust People Again

Hypervigilance is one of the hallmark symptoms of trauma. It can look many different ways: military veterans who dive for cover when a car backfires, …

Were you silent about sexual abuse in your childhood? You're not alone

<b>I was sitting in a coffee shop with a few close friends recently and the lighthearted banter suddenly turned serious when talk turned to the topic of</b> …

Inherit the Wind: An Historical Analysis

The film and play of the most publicized creation/evolution trial of all time are seriously biased and inaccurate.<p>Rarely does a year go by that the …

101 Reasons Why Evolution is True

<i>These reasons will work from the general to the specific. I’ve used links to articles in Wikipedia as much as possible because Wiki articles are</i> …

Ten Major Court Cases about Evolution and Creationism

1. In 1968, in <b>Epperson v. Arkansas</b>, the United States Supreme Court invalidated an Arkansas statute that prohibited the teaching of evolution. The …

Education

U.S. Lags World in Grasp of Genetics and Acceptance of Evolution

A comparison of peoples' views in 34 countries finds that the United States ranks near the bottom when it comes to public acceptance of evolution. …

Michigan State University