Tag: Role Model

Sexual Objectification of Women, and, for a change, Men too? An Alternative Photo shoot by Ducati Motorcycles

I really love what Ducati Motorcycles have done in this photo-shoot (see link below). Without intending to (I…think?) they have done a great job of illustrating just how damn ridiculous ‘sexy’ has become. Desensitised  Everyday we are exposed to images of women scantily clad, pouting and positioning themselves in (odd) angled poses that look (uncomfortable…

“Barbie” and a School Book Fair: Why I said ‘No’ to the Barbie Book

I’ve just come home from a local school book fair where there was a rather large selection of “Barbie” story, craft and activity books on sale, I was ignoring those and was instead rummaging through the good fodder, hoping to find a decent, inspiring yet wholesome early reader or creative craft book for my five…