"WOMAN IN TRACKSUIT PROBABLY NOT DISOWNED BY ENTIRE FAMILY"
"It’s mildly breezy outside."
"Woman has legs."
tabloids are ridiculous by nature, why is anyone getting annoyed at all by these?
Because they are still consumers of media and the producers of the media are more than happy that they are outraged and sated.
What’s hilarious to me is that they tried to make such a dramatic point that’s it’s about gender, but they left in
A: the giant coke ad sexualizing a guy (men can’t be objectified obviously)
and B: The fact that most of those articles were written by females.
MEDIA CREATED BY WOMEN, FOR WOMEN, ABOUT WOMEN.
MUST BE THE PATRIARCHY
Also how telling is it that the ONE article featuring a man… was edited to be derisive and snide towards him. Treating him the exact same way that these “horrible sexist journalists” are treating those women. Nothing classier than being open about how hypocritical you are.
Just my opinion on it, but the fact that the articles are created by women doesn’t erase the fact that it’s sexist. I don’t think it’s directly due to the patriarchy, because like you said women are capable of making their own decisions and they’re not under mind control. But women can be sexist towards other women. The articles are still treating the women depicted as objects for enjoyment rather than people. I don’t really consider it internalized misogyny or whatever, but I really can’t find the words for it. Just, whether is was done by men or women it’s still sexist.
And this is me genuinely asking here, but how do you know these articles were written by women? I tried looking up the articles but they don’t specify the author.
And lastly I didn’t really understand your point about the Coke “hunk of the week” ad. To me the person pictured in the ad really didn’t seem sexualized. It was just a picture of his face, not his half naked body or saying anything about his body. And to my understanding that’s what sexualization is, looking at the body and treating them as a sex object, instead of a person. So I mean yeah it was a really dumb ad but to me it didn’t seem overly sexist. But more importantly to me, men aren’t sexualized nearly as much as women. I understand that you’ve had a pretty unique experience in that regard since most of your followers oggle your body, but even women largely deemed “unattractive” get sexualized in that they are treated as a sex object for men’s critique rather than a human being. Just by walking down the street they get harassed and their appearance criticized in a sexual manner.
*EDIT: yeah the George Clooney one I’ll give you that was pretty shitty and treated him exactly like the other original articles treated women. But that’s a problem with the individual who created it, not any group of people like feminists or SJWs. Also that might have been the point they were trying to make