Sexist textbooks

Elin Weiss couldn't believe how sexist textbooks teach girls to diet and boys to hate fashion

Guest Blogger // 19 April 2016

Categories: Blog

Making fun of violence and rape: Wumo disrespects women

Elin Weiss and Hennie Weiss expose the misogyny in popular Danish comic strip Wumo

Guest Blogger // 28 August 2012

Categories: Blog

Want a divorce? You’re probably mentally ill!

Elin Weiss and Hennie Weiss dissect the sexism and disablism behind one man's attempts to change divorce law

Guest Blogger // 25 June 2012

Categories: Blog

Gendered assumptions in daily life

A guest blog by Hennie Weiss & Elin Weiss, looking at the daily interactions in which gender role stereotypes and "typical" gender behaviours are manifested.

Guest Blogger // 19 May 2012

Categories: Blog

The impossible trend: look like Barbie

Elin Weiss & Hennie Weiss consider the trend for some younger women to make themselves look like Barbie dolls.

Guest Blogger // 18 April 2012

Categories: Blog

“Pull up your skirt to prove you’re a real woman”

This is a guest post by Elin Weiss & Hennie Weiss about the transphobic treatment experienced by Jenna Talackova following her participation in the recent Miss Universe Canada competition.

Guest Blogger // 12 April 2012

Categories: Blog

“I don’t remember raping her”

TRIGGER WARNING: This guest post by Elin Weiss & Hennie Weiss discusses sexual violence against women.

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Categories: Blog

Where’s my woman cave?

Elin Weiss & Hennie Weiss discuss the phenomenon of 'man caves' in commercial and domestic spaces.

Guest Blogger // 24 March 2012

Categories: Blog

How responsible are women for their sexualisation in the media?

Elin Weiss & Hennie Weiss ask if women's sports can be taken seriously when some women draw attention not to their skills, but to their bodies and their appearance.

Guest Blogger // 18 March 2012

Categories: Blog

Blaming the victim – as usual

Elin Weiss & Hennie Weiss consider the woman-blaming emphasis of a safe-travel guide.

Guest Blogger // 5 March 2012

Categories: Blog

Do H&M deserve a boycott?

A guest post by Elin Weiss & Hennie Weiss about the misrepresentation of women in the fashion industry.

Guest Blogger // 27 February 2012

Categories: Blog

Since when are associations to slavery sexy and fun?

A guest post by Elin Weiss & Hennie Weiss about a recent advertising campaign in Denmark.

Guest Blogger // 25 February 2012

Categories: Blog

One Size Fits All?

A guest post from Hennie Weiss and Elin Weiss about the use of computer animated models in an H&M campaign

Guest Blogger // 15 December 2011

Categories: Blog

It’s your fault he cheated

Elin and Hennie Weiss are unimpressed with the sexist relationship advice from a US "bad boy".

Guest Blogger // 13 June 2012

Categories: Blog

What colour is nude?

Elin Weiss has a master’s degree in women’s studies. Hennie Weiss is currently working on her master’s degree in sociology. Their interests include the sexualisation and representation of women in...

Guest Blogger // 3 January 2012

Categories: Blog

Women: by default less knowledgeable

This is a guest post by Elin and Hennie Weiss A recent article in Swedish Metro caught our attention for all the wrong reasons when it insinuated an assumed male...

Guest Blogger // 20 January 2012

Categories: Blog

Zine Reviews

It's a veritable zine frenzy!

Catherine Redfern // 16 February 2002

Categories: Magazines

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