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Pinterest Activity- Amanda Kaebel

I created my Pinterest account several months ago to get ideas for my new home.  I then used it to get makeup and fitness ideas, where I noticed that every woman was predominately white, even fitness.  I mean, do women of color not work out?  Looking at the topics to choose from, I found home […]

Racism in Country Music

  I chose to do my live-tweet reflection on the County Music Awards (CMAs).  I wasn’t going to use the CMAs until I saw a woman of color on it, so I decided to search #CMAs on Twitter.  When I did, I instantly saw people tweeting racist things.  The use of the “N” word was […]

Homosexuality in Sports: Then and Now by Amanda Kaebel

Much of sports today revolve around the heterosexual norms in society.  Sports such as football, boxing, basketball, and hockey are all known as “masculine” sports.  Most gay athletes that have come out waited until after retirement due to fear of not being able to not only receive certain endorsements, but also to be no longer […]

Sexualization of Women in the Media by Amanda Kaebel

Women are extremely sexualized throughout the media.  I used to think that women were really only sexualized through music videos, but after only a few weeks taking this class, I have realized that there is so much more.  I now am able to think intersectionally and do not only see white women being sexualized, but […]

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