Body image presentation tackles ‘The Sexy Lie’

By caramie schnell

Nearly every day, we’re exposed to advertising and media messages either sexualize the female body or tell us we need to be thinner, leaner, more muscular and that physical perfection is the goal. Especially for women, this type of advertising creates the idea that being a sex object is in some way empowering, and it can be easy to buy into this message. Perhaps the biggest problem with this belief is how few are aware of how pervasive it is.“What I find to be particularly surprising is how widespread the acceptability of sexual objectification is,” said Caroline Heldman, politics professor …

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