Search Results for Tag: #sexism
Anyone tuning into mainstream pop music would find that a huge amount of songs seems to be interested in women’s bodies, whether through the lyrics or the video, which more often than not features one-dimensional women wearing little clothing, prancing around in front of the camera, playing no significant role other than to add a hint of sexuality in a neat package sold to the masses.
Date23.07.2018 | 12:33
With an eye on the German capital’s creative potential, the Berlin Fashion Week seeks to position itself in the world of fashion. This year, it should have reacted to the #MeToo debate, says DW’s columnist Gero Schliess.
Date21.01.2018 | 14:00
Tags#MeToo, #sexism, Anna Wintour, Berlin Fashion Week, Bruce Weber, fashion, Germany, Last Heirs, Mario Testina, sexual harassment, Vogue
Does a sex joke constitute sexual assault? Or only if they grab your bottom? A survey shows that tolerance levels vary across Europe. EU countries deal differently with sexual harassment, and Germany often lags behind.
Date14.11.2017 | 16:00
Tags#MeToo, #sexism, Europe, gender equality, Harvey Weinstein, sexual assault, sexual harassment, women, women's rights
Time to hang up that Bunny suit … and bring out your Superwoman costume. About eight years ago in South Africa, I started my own magazine. It was born out of the idea that mainstream publications did not represent the real beauty of the people who surrounded me. I had subscribed to Cosmopolitan magazine since I was 16 and had read the issues cover to cover. I scanned the percentage of advertising in each issue and deconstructed the content, themes and styles until I got bored by the predictability.
Date14.11.2017 | 15:32
Tags#sexism, bunny tail, gender equality, Hugh Hefner, Playboy Bunnies, Playboy Hefner, superwoman, women's rights, wonder woman
Until quite recently, tropical storms were almost exclusively female. But a number of feminists and meteorologists questioned the practice of giving storms female names and there are now “male” storms too. Here is an insight into the history of storm naming, and the justifications once given for feminizing them.
Date03.11.2017 | 16:18
Tags#sexism, cyclone, Furie, Greek mythology, Harpy, India, racism, Siren, South Pacific Ocean, storms, tropical storm, women's rights
Many of the women who live and work in English-speaking environments probably don’t give too much thought these days to o the simple two-letter title that often precedes our names on official letters and envelopes.
Date11.08.2017 | 13:37
There is one ad on German TV that particularly irks me.
It peddles a weight loss formula that features a woman and her bulldog. Yes, you read right: bulldog. And frankly, the pudgy pooch is probably the ad’s only saving grace.
Date18.07.2017 | 8:23