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Explainer: Gender Identity issues

February 25, 2012

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Image: Vincent Yu/AP/Press Association Images THIS WEEK, a television advert by bookmaker Paddy Power that was labelled as “deeply transphobic” by an Irish transgender support group was suspended from UK television and most Irish TV stations. The Transgender Equality Network Ireland (TENI) had said that the advert made transgender people feel “mocked and ridiculed” and […]

Marked Rise in Intensely Sexualized Images of Women, Not Men

August 11, 2011

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ScienceDaily (Aug. 10, 2011) — A study by University at Buffalo sociologists has found that the portrayal of women in the popular media over the last several decades has become increasingly sexualized, even “pornified.” The same is not true of the portrayal of men. These findings may be cause for concern, the researchers say, because […]

Marked Rise in Intensely Sexualized Images of Women, Not Men

August 11, 2011

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ScienceDaily (Aug. 10, 2011) — A study by University at Buffalo sociologists has found that the portrayal of women in the popular media over the last several decades has become increasingly sexualized, even “pornified.” The same is not true of the portrayal of men. These findings may be cause for concern, the researchers say, because […]