I was on tumblr a last week and this post came across my dashboard. The first article, “Why Miley Cyrus Is a Feminist Icon”, is pretty self-explanatory. Jincey Lumpkin begins by defending Miley Cyrus and tells readers to stop “slut-shaming” her:
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.
What are we talking about when we talk about agency, and who has it? Is it of the artist or of the music industry executive?