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9 Videos for Exploring Gender Stereotypes and Gender Roles

Written by Marsha Rakestraw | No Comments | Published on June 30, 2014 | Filed under Humane Connection

Messages about what it means to be masculine or feminine, a man or a woman, a boy or a girl saturate our culture, from media and marketing, to the people we’re around growing up, to… More

Humane Educator’s Toolbox: Representations of Gender in Advertising (video)

Written by Marsha Rakestraw | No Comments | Published on May 10, 2013 | Filed under Humane Connection

It’s common to see ads depicting women wearing little or nothing, posed in ways that are provocative, submissive, objectified, or even the subject of violence. In fact, it’s so common that many of us may… More

Is Target’s Ad Off-Target?

Written by Marsha Rakestraw | 1 Comment | Published on January 19, 2008 | Filed under Humane Connection

Target has an ad in Times Square that has some bloggers reaching for their keyboards and parents grabbing for the phone and the company’s What-the-heck-were-you-thinking!? 800 number. A young, beautiful woman in tight white gear… More