Topic: exploitation

Canadian Beauty Salon Now Using Domestic Violence To Sell You Haircuts

Canadian Beauty Salon Now Using Domestic Violence To Sell You Haircuts

Picture if you will: you’re an ordinary woman trapped in the nightmarish cycle of domestic violence. Your boyfriend/husband beats you so violently that you cannot leave the house for days. When your bruises turn purple, he says he feels terrible and swears he’ll never do it again. He even buys you an expensive necklace to apologize. Because you’ve been systematically stripped of your own self-worth, you want to believe that he’s changed. Whether it won’t happen again or this is just another one of his convenient apologies doesn’t matter. What does matter is that your hair should always look cute. More »

Would You Let Your Daughter Model?

Would You Let Your Daughter Model?

Frankly, after the whole outrage over Thylane Blondeau, (and Eva Ionesco long before her) I can’t imagine letting any child of mine model until she’s say… 40. At which point, having her naked chest covered in beads will be a proud statement about female liberation, the fact that there are still beads on the planet 50 years from now, and, last but not least, a statement of all-too human rebellion against the inevitable robot overlords.
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