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    Victoria’s Dirty Little Secret

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    You’ve probably heard VS rolled out a line of lingerie for teens called “Bright Young Things.”As part of the PINK brand for all the teenaged “things” across the world, these undies feature polka-dot hipsters with “Feeling Lucky?” printed on them, a lacey thong with the words, …

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  • Sex Sells, But We’re Buying More Than We Bargained For

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      “To live in a culture in which women are routinely naked where men aren’t is to learn inequality in little ways all day long.” – Naomi Wolf   In a world where advertising-fueled media is inescapable, where the pornography industry has infiltrated all aspects of …

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  • Our Issue with Swimsuits (or lack thereof) in Sports Illustrated

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      Every February, the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue hits the mailboxes of 70 million SI subscribers, every newsstand and media outlet, and hundreds of millions will view the thousands of digitally manipulated, nude and near-nude images online.   Since it’s unlikely you will hear any …

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    Cosmo Magazine: The Best-Seller That Sells Women Short

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    Cosmopolitan magazine – the notoriously risque and best-selling women’s magazine for decades – says it is “by women for women.” In a media landscape jam-packed with sources by men for women, this magazine has serious potential to break free from the stifling, predictable, cookie-cutter portrayals of sexuality, bodies …

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