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“Disordered” by Dominique Blakely

A psycho physiological disorder usually occurring in young women that is characterized by an abnormal fear of becoming obese, a distorted self-image, a persistent unwillingness to eat, and severe weight loss. Self-induced vomiting, excessive exercise, malnutrition, amenorrhea, and other physiological changes often accompany it. That’s basically it. Well actually no, it isn’t. There are many

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No humans were physically harmed in the making of this advertisement, but many were insulted, demeaned and generally pissed off.   Our society, and many/most others, suggest that if a woman doesn’t restrict, mold or control her body she will be overwhelming, out of control, unattractive…animal-like. Why is it ok to demean women while promoting

Check out our brand new Gallery of Offenders and Gallery of Winners!

The moment you’ve been waiting for has arrived: It’s time to announce the 2010 About-Face Gallery of Offenders and Gallery of Winners! From pre-pubescent pageant queens to disembodied derrieres, the offenders were in rare (often Photoshopped) form this year. We had a tough time narrowing down the ads, shows, videos, movies and more to a

Gallery of Offenders: Treating animals ethically, but what about women?

Questions to Consider:   * What is this ad trying to convey? * Who is this ad’s intended audience? * What does a woman’s body have to do with the ethical treatment of animals? What We Think: They may be called People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, but it’s hard to remember the last