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Beauty & Reality

I'm a big fan of Dove's advertising campaigns. When I saw the real women in their white bra and panties on Oprah, the models for Dove's Campaign for Real Beauty, I got tears in my eyes. Finally, advertising that says real women are beautiful,…

Sexy News

by Tracee SiouxHere's one more reason to turn the TV off during the local news hour. No journalism experience, but plenty of modeling experience, this is the new "anchor" at an East Texas news station. All journalists with a college degree,…

Sharpton Protests Anti-Girl Lyrics

by Tracee SiouxRev. Al Sharpton, Baptist minister, political activist,and 2004 presidential candidate led protest marches against "gutter terms" in rap and hip hop lyrics.According to the Washington Post article, Protests were held in more…

Kat Von D Rocks

by Tracee SiouxOne wouldn't immediately think of a tatoo artist as the ideal role model for girl empowerment. But, then there is Kat Von D (Katherine Von Drachenberg), who makes viewers question the definition of beauty and is an empowering…
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False Eyelashes

by Tracee SiouxI was attempting to teach my five-year-old daughter to critically deconstruct advertising while watching television one day. Oh, mommy look how pretty her eyes are! You gotta try that. Ainsley exclaimed when she saw a commercial…