Tag Archives: glamour

July 30

Indecent Dolls: Ban this Filth

We live in a strange old world. Some of us blame pictures of women in bikinis for violence against women, some blame mannequins. Yes… mannequins.The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has approved a proposal to ban the use of bikini-clad mannequins in lingerie shop displays, in a crackdown aimed at reducing sex crimes. http://blogs.reuters.com/india/2013/05/28/mumbai-blames-lingerie-clad-mannequins-for-sex-crimes/ I will […]

May 27

Dangerous Dolls: ‘Object’ and Lose the Lads’ Mags

***Trigger warning: naked photographs *** Feminist campaign groups UK Feminista and Object have today launched a new project, Lose the Lads’ Mags. Object are the group who challenge: “‘sex object culture’ – the sexual objectification of women through lads’ mags, lap dancing clubs or sexist advertising”. UK Feminista is an organisation which provides training for […]

April 20

Book recommendation – ‘Dirty Dancing? An ethnography of lap-dancing’

I have read quite a lot of books on lap-dancing now, not to mention journals, articles, media pieces, forums. As someone who has worked in the industry it is very frustrating to read a majority of it which is ill-informed, has a clear agenda (i.e. funded by an anti-lap dancing campaign) or shows a clear […]

April 18

A Diet of Broken Biscuits – Blog Crush

Has found a blog I am a bit in love with at the moment. Emily ‘ray-z produces: http://adietofbrokenbiscuits.tumblr.com/ Do check it out! Anyone who includes entries on Mean Girls, Elle Woods, The problems with ‘No more page 3’ and the problems with ‘Everyday Sexism’ gets my seal of approval. I have a blog crush going […]

April 16

More musings on the problems with ‘no more page 3’

My post on ‘My problem with No More Page 3’ is my most read and commented, and I have had a lot of contact via twitter. Thank you for all your reponses. Original post is here: https://plasticdollheads.wordpress.com/2013/04/12/my-problem-with-no-more-page-3/ As always, I appreciate any comments or feedback. This is great for my getting my brain whirring (even […]

April 12

My problem with ‘No More Page 3’

I am going to try and make this a shorter entry! With it being so new, there are a lot of ideas I want to get down and explore. So I apologise in advance for the self-indulgence. I have been thinking about the No More Page 3 campaign for a while now, and have discussed […]

April 12

Plastic Feminism

Ok, second rambling rant, I mean blog post is here. Firstly I want to say I do respect differing opinions from my own (honest!) and everyone is entitled to their own opinion. I enjoy speaking with people with a completely different outlook, it helps me to critique my own ideas, and helps me to grow. […]