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Red Sparrow is Male Gaze as Female Empowerment

Red Sparrow is Male Gaze as Female Empowerment

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In the male gaze, woman is visually positioned as an ‘object’ of heterosexual male desire. Her feelings, thoughts and her own sexual drives are less important than her being ‘framed’ by male desire. … The male gaze creates a power imbalance. It supports a patriarchal status quo, perpetuating women’s real-life sexual objectification.

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the worst feeling is watching a trailer for a movie/series and seeing the first female character introduced and you just know she’s only there for the male sexual appeal factor and sure enough there’s a brief glimpse of the token sex scene and ever other shot of her in the trailer is her looking sexy in the background………i can’t find words to describe how defeating it feels to be a g...

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drew this after getting leered at by no less than five men on the ONE BLOCK WALK from my office to my car

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We received attention by doing a sexy concept, but the album we released before with a different concept didn’t receive attention. We weren’t trying to only wear revealing clothes but the public only responds to sexy and it’s hard for us because they just view us as sexy girls. We want to show a different side of us, but it’s so hard to take get rid of their ‘jaundiced eye’. I thoug...

k-pop sexualization stellar the male gaze

My subconscious is traitorous. I find it searching, hoping, dreaming, for the male gaze, as much as my mind knows it to be a terrible and reality-altering thing, I still search, hope, dream. I think it’s become a norm in our society because so many view the male gaze as flattery.

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There is no female equivalent to the male gaze. There is not. A woman could fight back with her gaze, even, but she’s only one person. When the man does it, there are a million people behind that gaze. - Diana Goetsch in an interview with Alan Fox for Rattle

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“You painted a naked woman because you enjoyed looking at her, put a mirror in her hand and you called the painting “Vanity,” thus morally condemning the woman whose nakedness you had depicted for you own pleasure.” ― John Berger, and Ways of Seeing (my finals project regarding the male gaze)

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this is my boyfriend. he’s the cutest thing that has happened to this planet

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