Youth

Academic Disciplines and Campus Sexual Violence

The news reports and articles published by mass media solely cover the surface of the issue of campus sexual violence. Academic researchers, on the other hand, write about their more detailed and narrowed research which, by the way, it is written, seems to be only accessible to the people who are already familiar with the research topic but is still seeking to further their knowledge and understanding of the issue. 

 

Social Media, Body Image & New Power

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The article, “Body talks: Manitobans share how they feel about their bodies” written by Shannon Cuciz and published in Global News on March 15th, 2017 addresses citizens from Manitoba discussing their feelings about their bodies. For example, a young woman named, Lara Rae, transgender women and her transition at the age of 51. She states the many pressures that came along with her transition.

Act 149 (or How South Dakota Allows Discrimination Towards LBGT Community)

On March 10th 2017, Governor Daugaard, from South Dakota, signed an anti-LGBT (Lesbians, Gays, Bisexuals, Transexuals) Act, the Act 149. This act, according to the article “South DakotaLegislature Sends Anti-LGBT ‘License to Discriminate’ Bill to Director’s Desk” by Allison Turner, basically authorizes foster care or adoption agencies to refuse, based on sincere religious beliefs, a LGBT person to become a parent or a foster family.

High school student improves

Olivia hallisey, a Junior High School student,, she soon became interested in the research of Ebola outbreak after seeing how quickly it grew. She looked into various tools and found there were few, those were difficult to use and expensive. The ELISA kit proved to be the most reliable, however its dependency on cold temperature made it slow and inefficient, by the time one person would be diagnosed they’d have already infected several others,spreading exponentially faster than it could be diagnosed.

Are you born to rise?

The Born To Rise foundation is a non-profit organization that explores and brings awareness to self-confidence, acceptance of others, anti-bullying and other relevant issues. The founder of this organization, Aisha Robinson spreads her message of living with vitiligo, a disease that affects the pigmentation in the skin. Her message is spread around schools, camps, boys & girls club, etc. Her personal goal is to promote support towards the empowerment of youth.

Great suit Great Breakfast

In this “SuitSupply” ad that has as its main goal to sell men suits for different occasions illustrates a man probably going to work in the morning. The male in the ad is shown as if he is about to perform sexual actions on the female in the picture laying on the counter of the kitchen half naked, and about to sip her cup of coffee. The woman is being used for the guy’s pleasure in the picture which makes her appear as if she's an object that is there to please the man every morning like a daily coffee cup.

 

 

Hamburgirl?

                  For the past few decades, the term “selling sex” has become a common method to advertise almost any type of products with the use of sexualized images (Wade and Sharp 163). In most cases, women are displayed in very specific ways, where their bodies are exposed and used to the point of objectification.

Boy Toy or Boy's Toy?

In 2016, Suitsupply, an Amsterdam based company released some controversial ads promoting their new spring/summer collection. Their campaign is called “Toy Boy”, and displays men as a small/ toy-like playing on a woman’s chest. When looking at this ad it could be difficult to understand what the company is trying to sell, and the first guess would definitely not be affordable suits for men. The ad objectifies, sexualizes, and degrades women.

Women in Advertisements: Nothing Hunky-Dory Here

          Welcome to world of advertising! Where companies use sexual innuendoes, half-naked women and a few cleverly written slogans to capture the attention of consumers for a product that is camouflaged amongst all these tactics.

A Marketing Technique That Should've Been Reconsidered

The powerful impact of social media on our society has often been underestimated by most people. This has led our society to enormous social, political and economic problems. More precisely, the marketing world of social media left and still leaves a big impact on our daily lives. This advertisement was created by Protein World to promote their Weight Loss product collection. The sentence “Are You Beach Body Ready?” can lead the customer to interpret many different meanings.