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This board is a media literacy learning tool created to help college freshman uncover the hidden messages of abuse against women in popular culture.
Pop culture spreads ideas of what women should look like. Often times, women who don't fit this mold are targeted for violence.

Britney Spears agrees to release un-airbrushed images of herself next to the digitally-altered versions

Britney spears provides before-and-after airbrushing photos for a serious reality check. Love yourself for who you are.not for what magazines show you should be.

Straight Outta Compton stars rap artist whom were glorified in the film. These rap artist have extensive histories of abusing women.

Here's What's Missing From Straight Outta Compton: Me and the Other Women Dr. Dre Beat Up

Straight Outta Game of Thrones Coasters Variety by TrendyCoasters

'Game of Thrones' is infamous for it's inappropriate rape scene.

'Game of Thrones' Rape Scene Makes Us Hate Jaime Lannister All Over Again

Lets not ignore the classic rape ad!

Sex Violence Against Women Ads - Business Insider! Unlike some people? Let's STOP rape culture! This ad is disgusting. Why we need feminism

Rihanna retells her horrific encounter with Chris Brown with Oprah. The media loved splashing her terrible story everywhere.

How Rihanna Was Able to Forgive Chris Brown

This graphic image is a cruel reminder of how Chris Brown is STILL glorified even after beating Rihanna.

Chris Brown’s Finally Cool With Beating Rihanna Up, And It’s Like What Took You So Long Buddy!

Belvedere Vodka messes up a lot.

You know what makes me want to drink away my sorrows? Rabidly sexist and misogynistic ads for Belvedere Vodka in my subway station.

Ray Rice beats his wife unconscious in an elevator. Meanwhile the GM of the NFL Roger Goodell tries to cover for him.

"Ray Rice and Janay Palmer can be heard shouting obscenities at each other, and she appears to spit in the face of the three-time Pro Bowl running back right.

How much of an affect do movie stars have on you?

'Frame Her Right' Campaign Wants Bollywood To Address Domestic Violence Better

The classic film 'A clockwork Orange' features many scenes of women being abused in various manners.

The classic film 'A clockwork Orange' features many scenes of women being abused in various manners.

Sexualizing women to protect elephants helps neither the woman, nor the elephant.

PETA is a non-profit group of community which supports animal rights. This post will showcase some of the creative peta ads which you will find amazing to see.

One can infer that the jump in violence against women can be attributed to the violence we consume from TV

National Center on Domestic and Sexual Violence

Violence against women needs to be intersectional

House Republicans Refuse to Extend Violence Against Women Act


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Why we need the Violence Against Women Act #VAWA

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No more excuses, Congress! Keeping women safe and healthy should be a basic, common sense principle. Pass the bipartisan Violence Against Women Act!

One can infer that the jump in violence against women can be attributed to the violence we consume from TV

National Center on Domestic and Sexual Violence

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The Alaska Victimization Survey (AVS) provides statewide and regional data on the past-year and lifetime experience by adult women in Alaska of intimate partner violence and sexual violence.

House Republicans Refuse to Extend Violence Against Women Act

House Republicans Refuse to Extend Violence Against Women Act

How Angelina Jolie was duped by cancer doctors into self mutilation for breast cancer she never had

Another perspective. How Angelina Jolie was duped by cancer doctors into self mutilation for breast cancer she never had.

U2's early days - Bono

The Bono mullet hairstyle is known crossways the world for being the front of the man well-liked band of the

Les stars sans maquillage, ça donne quoi ?

Les stars sans maquillage, ça donne quoi ?

Jlo without makeup. Not trying to be mean or catty, just remember girls - make up has A LOT to do with the way celebrities look!

Macrobiotic Doctor Mom: Daddy’s Girls (or Mamma’s Boys): Understanding the Oedipal Phase

Macrobiotic Doctor Mom: Daddy’s Girls (or Mamma’s Boys): Understanding the Oedipal Phase

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