August 28, 2019
—Amanda M. Czerniawski
An estimated 67 percent of American women are considered plus size, but plus-size bodies only appear in 2 percent of media imagery, but, with every new body-positive campaign, we get a step closer to revealing real bodies in media.
August 23, 2019
—Beverly Yuen Thompson
Tattoos continue to seep into new areas of representation—such as the Summersalt advertisements in which people of different shapes, sizes, abilities, gender identities, races, ethnicities, and body modifications are portrayed.
August 14, 2019
In an excerpt from the revised edition of Pregnancy and Power, Rickie Solinger explores the development of birth control after World War II and its effects on gender roles.
July 17, 2019
Journalist and author Michael Serazio dissects the influence of sports and media on American perception and culture post a US win in the Women’s World Cup.
May 21, 2019
—Laura Ewen and Sarah Bode
Inform yourself about women’s reproductive rights and justice efforts with these NYU Press books!
May 7, 2019
Captain Marvel as the latest show of just how exhausting (and toxic) female representation in superhero media can be
March 7, 2019
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December 5, 2018
Joyce Antler discusses Jewish women as history-makers of the Jewish American Hanukkah.