Hey all you beautiful, intelligent, strong women; I am so empowered
by reading everyone's comments 'cuz I feel that our world will change
if all of us are dedicated to passing on empowering messages to younger
generations! I would like to also see women doing instead of posing.
I'd like to see movies & shows that portray young women dealing with
real life issues, like sexism, insecurity, family issues and showing
real solutions not fast fixes cuz nothing is really a fast solution.
A positive media
image would be a woman or girl actualizing some potential that she has.
Showing her as strong, or successful, athletic, smart, able to take
care of herself. Maureen
Maureen, I love your definition of what would make a media image positive...
it's right to the point - potential. I also think media should strive
to include girls and women of all sizes, ethnicities, and physical capabilities.
. .I think images we see everyday should represent the diversity we
experience in our lives. Rebecca
reading the current issue of Ms., I noticed an illustration that depicts
a woman who is Black or of African descent and definitely full-figured.
I mean, the article adjacent to the illustration refers to women generally,
no specific group, so any image could have been used. I found it refreshing
to see "woman" represented as a woman of color, with a body that defies
the supermodel archetype. I would love to see a greater range of female
images--and not just in so-called "alternative media." Britt
It is so rare that I find media images that reflect back to my own characteristics,
that I can not even imagine what it would feel like to be validated
in this way on any regular basis. Noa
No images of women to sell things. Period. End of sentence.
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