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Feminist Eyes- The Presence of Women in Movies

Hello. Summer is here and that means summer blockbusters! With all the summer movies coming out, I thought this was an interesting video that shows how there seems to be very little female representation in many movies.

I saw this video called The Bechdel Test for Women in Movies which is a test that detects the presence of women in movies. In order for a movie to pass…

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Added by Cristina Chavez on June 14, 2010 at 9:30am — No Comments

Feminist Eyes- Changing the Image of Women in Music Videos?

Today I read this article from the Washington Post after my professor mentioned it: http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2010/03/12/AR2010031203929.html Debra Lee from BET wants to improve the images of Black women that…

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Added by Cristina Chavez on March 22, 2010 at 7:38pm — 2 Comments

Feminist Eyes- An Introduction to My Blog Series

Hi. I am introducing a new blog series about feminism in today's world. There are so many misconceptions about feminism and what is, but in the simplest definition, feminism is equality for everyone, men and women. Feminism is still relevant today because discrimination and inequality still exist in the year 2010. It's everywhere. Many people believe in equality but are afraid of the word feminist because of all the negative stereotypes. The most common one I've heard is that feminists hate…

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Added by Cristina Chavez on March 2, 2010 at 8:56pm — 5 Comments

Holidays & New Year's

Well, sadly this year did not feel like Christmas because we did not put our tree and my dad had to work. However, my nephews came to visit us and so did my uncle, so it was nice getting together with the family. I also ate a lot of tamales which were really good!

My goals for the New Year are: to get straight A's my last semester of undergrad. to get A's my first semester of grad school, to keep a positive attitude, surround myself with people who love me & who I love, & to not… Continue

Added by Cristina Chavez on January 12, 2010 at 3:54pm — No Comments


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