Tag Archives: Women

Where does Machismo Exist?

The term machismo means excessive masculinity, I have heard it throughout my life. I come from a hispanic culture and in many latin american countries machismo still exist today. However, it is decreasing in my opinion. Yes there are still … Continue reading

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Modeling Narrowed Down to a Certain Body Type

        Do models have to be skinny or curvy to be considered beautiful in the fashion industry? That’s the question that comes into my mind when I look at models now and models in the 1950’s. In the … Continue reading

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Why Do Some Women Kill?

                                                                                 Recently I ran into an article in abc news about the issue of women who are killers. It explains why some women murder and what is the difference between women killing and men killing. James Alan Fox, a criminologist explains … Continue reading

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Women and the Music Industry

I recently read an article in the Washington Post titled “MTV Portrays Female as Sex Objects”. The link to the article is: http://voices.washingtonpost.com/hs/mckinley/2007/03/mtv_portrays_female_as_sex_obj.html It talks about how women are portrayed as sex objects in music videos and explains why men … Continue reading

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Portrayal of Women in Disney Films through the years

                                                                                 Has the portrayal of women in Disney films changed over time? In my opinion, Disney films have improved their female characters, although it has taken them many years. Snow White was the first princess film Disney created, it came out in 1937, so … Continue reading

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Portrayal of Women in Video Games

Objectification and sexualization of women in video games have caused controversies due to the unrealistic portrayal of female characters in some video games. The women are shown with clothing that are very revealing of their breast, legs, and buttocks. Even though, … Continue reading

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Women in Pride and Prejudice

      The role of women during the late 18th and early 19th century was to get married, have children, and to obey men. These were the primary roles of women and disobeying would cause quite a shock. However, in Pride and … Continue reading

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