In class we discussed the self awareness and intentionality of Miley Cyrus’ recent transformation and behavior. Here is the documentary where she talks about why this is her time and what exactly she is doing. The documentary is pretty short so give it a watch. Do you feel the documentary and her explanation brought anymore…
At some point I said: “It frustrates me that just about every movie featuring a lead woman feels obligated to introduce a romantic interest at some point, even if it’s completely superfluous to plot and character or even contradictory.”
Can we talk about Beyonce’s new album? I think we need to talk about Beyonce’s new album. Especially track #11, “***Flawless”, which features Nigerian novelist Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie.
This semester, I decided that it would be fun to take a Classics class. While we read the books for it, I noticed a recurring theme: women and animals, and not in the way you’d expect…
Whether or not it was her intention, Rashida Jones’ tweets shame women who reveal their bodies and behavior. She tells them to be SEXY, but wants them to adhere to her brand of sexy. This all sounds a lot like Rashida Jones trying to tell women what to do with their bodies.
Censorship of female bodies represents the hate and distrust we have towards female bodies. In censoring female bodies across the media, we continue to constrain women within society; it’s society’s attempt to keep “femaleness” within set definitions and ideals.
“I don’t know if [Miley Cyrus’] image has been created on her own accord or whether someone is telling her that’s what sells in the music industry. But at the same time it’s her body and she can do what she likes…”