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Men Can’t Have It All Either

As evidenced by my recent lack of blogging, I’ve been really busy the past two months and unable to “do it all.” However I’ve been asked by several people what I think of the current Atlantic magazine cover story, “Why…

Tinseltown Turns to Teens

A new report from the Parents Television Council (PTC), Tinseltown’s New Target: A study of Teen Female Sexualization on Primetime TV, shows a disturbingly high amount of sexualized image of teen girls on primetime television. The study follows PTC’s report…

News from Around the Web

To get your week started, here’s a quick roundup of news affecting women from around the world and the web. In Switzerland, the government has declared Roman Polanski a free man by stating they will not extradite him to the…

Summer 2010 Movie Guide UPDATED

Here’s the Hello Ladies guide to this summer’s most anticipated movies. From the previews, it is unlikely that many of them will pass the simple Bechdel Test. The Bechdel test has just three criteria. Does the movie: Have at least two women…

Women in Peril

According to a recent report from the Parents Television Council, the incidence of violence against women on television (including an increase in female victimization as a punch line in a comedy series) is up significantly since 2004. (An incident is…

FTC Regulates the Red Carpet

[hana-code-insert name='voices' /] Following immediately on the heels of The Federal Trade Commission’s (FTC) new guidelines aimed at better transparency in the blogosphere, the government agency once again took steps to regulate full disclosure, this time from celebrities regarding the…