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Banning The Sun/Lads Mags from Sale at LSE watch

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    they are feminists, therefore ugly and jealous, and extremely hypocritical by thinking they are far superior to men.

    So no, i dont agree with them. In fact I call for bikini contest at LSE at once, judged by my wonderful self of course..:cool:
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    1. Jealous
    2. Literally the most stupid thing I've ever heard. The target audience for these publications are heterosexual males so why would they focus on gays? You don't see people complaining about the Gay Times only representing gay people..
    3. Isn't this true?
    4. Jealous
    5. On the other hand; lighten up..
    Just a bunch of jelous ugly lesbians
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    They tried to do this at Leeds and we got it shot down. At the end of the day the women in the lads mags would be working in Tescos, but instead they are earning the wages of Drs to sit on a stool with their tits out. The reason for eating disorders is other women, not unrealistic expectations of beauty. And last time I checked it was obesity that was a massive problem, so if feminists truely think lads mags being on the top shelves at shops is causing people to lose weight then perhaps we should start placing them everywhere? I don't really care about the objectifying of women, it's not like men don't get treated the same - although admittedly it is far less frequent. But then women self objectify far more than men ever do; walking with their tits on full display, sling shotting themselves into tight jeans etc.

    Feminazis are just pissed off that some women used their freedom to star in various pornography. It must be hard to accept that before their agenda came on the scene women barely ever stared in any porn at all.
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    Very good idea! *beams*
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    Oh dear god, people like these arn't femenists. They are morons.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7F4utKfI55s

    Sums them up really. Muppets. The muslim comment is priceless, they have no idea what femenism even is.
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    It's a very good idea. :yes: So called 'lads' magazines are tasteless and degrading, and convey a harmful, damaging message that women exist solely as sex objects for the gratification of men. For this reason, they have no place at a university.
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    (Original post by ArtGoblin)
    It happens regularly. When I go out in a skirt, I have to expect it. Once someone wound down their window and shouted "I can see your fanny" at me. It wasn't even that short, but that is beside the point. Why should women have to put up with that? My 43-year-old mum got honked at when she was running just because she was wearing shorts. It's ******* degrading.
    Dont judge a entire sex by some few people.

    Would you say all men are terrorists because most suicide bombers are men?

    I go out a lot and get comments on my weight, does that mean every single person in the world cares about me being fat?

    People have to expect a bit of give and take, some people are just trying to cause trouble, some want a reaction, some think they are clever.

    The whole word degrading can have different powers depending on the sex it is used on, for one person something could be degrading, for others it could be flattering the problem is we cant just be drones and do nothing in case we offend someone, if some men were in a gym and saw a woman they liked and talked about how they liked her, isnt that degrading? what if it was women talking about men? men talking about men? women talking about women?

    Anything can be degragind no matter what is is when you think or see another person.
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    (Original post by Elipsis)
    The reason for eating disorders is other women, not unrealistic expectations of beauty.
    It is through those small minority women, who are often photo-shopped, and subsequently paraded throughout all aspects of the media, that unrealistic expectations of beauty, in the main amongst young women, arise. It is not their existence which gives rise to such aspirations amongst young women but the fact that they infiltrate all aspects of life and are presented as the body-type that young girls should aspire to.
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    (Original post by Olivia_Lightbulb)
    It's a very good idea. So called 'lads' magazines are tasteless and degrading, and convey a harmful, damaging message that women exist solely as sex objects for the gratification of men. For this reason, they have no place at a university.
    Tasteless and degrading to you, not to everyone. I dunno what you have got a bee in your bonet about, honestly. These women are earning, on average, 10x more than they would be working in Tescos where their natural brain power would lead them in life. They are living the feminist dream. I think what you really take offence to is that men should benefit in any way from the advent of feminism. Given that universities are almost universally over 50% female now I very much doubt men have the idea that women are just sex objects somehow.
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    I agree with them.
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    (Original post by Kreuzuerk)
    It is through those small minority women, who are often photo-shopped, and subsequently paraded throughout all aspects of the media, that unrealistic expectations of beauty, in the main amongst young women, arise. It is not their existence which gives rise to such aspirations amongst young women but the fact that they infiltrate all aspects of life and are presented as the body-type that young girls should aspire to.
    Men are bombarded with such images too; the difference is they don't look down on other men for not looking like those images. Whenever you go on a night out look at who the other women are staring at, it isn't men, it is how other girls are dressed. The pressure to be thin/dress nicely comes from other women. And, i've already said this, obesity is the problem not anorexia.
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    (Original post by Elipsis)
    Whenever you go on a night out look at who the other women are staring at, it isn't men, it is how other girls are dressed.
    That is such a myth. I've hardly ever seen any of this supposed animosity amongst girls because of what they're wearing.
    (Original post by Elipsis)
    And, i've already said this, obesity is the problem not anorexia.
    I'm not sure how you can say this, when both are serious medical problems which can have profound consequences.
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    (Original post by MittenKrust)
    Dont judge a entire sex by some few people.

    Would you say all men are terrorists because most suicide bombers are men?

    I go out a lot and get comments on my weight, does that mean every single person in the world cares about me being fat?

    People have to expect a bit of give and take, some people are just trying to cause trouble, some want a reaction, some think they are clever.

    The whole word degrading can have different powers depending on the sex it is used on, for one person something could be degrading, for others it could be flattering the problem is we cant just be drones and do nothing in case we offend someone, if some men were in a gym and saw a woman they liked and talked about how they liked her, isnt that degrading? what if it was women talking about men? men talking about men? women talking about women?

    Anything can be degragind no matter what is is when you think or see another person.
    Erm, I didn't? I was pointing out that the mainstreaming of lad's mags may have impacted the way people regard women. Some men are feminists, so I certainly don't include them in this. I know men who treat women as equals and would never use them for sex. However, there are men who don't think like this, and their attitudes are not going to change if it is still seen as acceptable to objectify women.

    I refuse to 'expect a bit of give and take' when it comes to this issue. I don't want to be touched when I go out, or do I want to be made to feel like something that exists for men to look at. I don't know any woman who feels flattered by having someone honk at them - all it means is that the driver has recognised you are a young female, someone who he feels would be suitable to have sex with. Yes, people apply different meanings to certain actions, but you would struggle to find a woman who appreciates being made to feel that way.
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    (Original post by lm_wfc)
    My first point wasn't really that serious - but liking pictures of them still has no link to disliking them as people does it?

    The fact men generally are in the top positions of business is true yes. Many of them are also between 30 -50, you didnt say middle aged men did you.
    If you weren't trying to imply it was men that exploit people for profit, then there was no need to explicitly men it was men.


    The whole of that sentence implies men exploit women for profit. When in reality men exploit men, women exploit women, and women exploit men also.

    That statement was and is sexist.
    I didn't mention women exploiting women because it wasn't relevant. All business people exploit all genders because they want to make a profit. However, within this discussion, men exploiting women is relevant. I fail to see how this is sexist - I am talking exclusively about lad's mags and their owners.
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    (Original post by Kreuzuerk)
    That is such a myth. I've hardly ever seen any of this supposed animosity amongst girls because of what they're wearing.
    I'm not sure how you can say this, when both are serious medical problems which can have profound consequences.
    It isn't a myth. It is extremely common everywhere I go. Both anorexia and obesity are serious problems; however obesity currently kills hundreds of times more people than anorexia. The rate of eating disorder deaths has remained relatively stable, whereas the rate of obesity has more than doubled. Imagine that being bombared with images was somehow making women keep an eye on their weight, can you imagine how bad the situation would become if we banned such advertising?
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    (Original post by Kreuzuerk)
    That is such a myth. I've hardly ever seen any of this supposed animosity amongst girls because of what they're wearing.
    I'm not sure how you can say this, when both are serious medical problems which can have profound consequences.
    He can say that because 19% of the UK population are obese, wheras only 1% of 15-30yo females suffer from anorexia.
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    (Original post by ArtGoblin)
    I didn't mention women exploiting women because it wasn't relevant. All business people exploit all genders because they want to make a profit. However, within this discussion, men exploiting women is relevant. I fail to see how this is sexist - I am talking exclusively about lad's mags and their owners.
    All the lads mags get their models from a small handful of agencies; which are run almost exclusively by women. The staff at the lads mags are also almost 50:50 male to female in ratio. So, as usual, you are just filling in the gaps how you imagine they would be filled rather than how they are.
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    everyone knows its the girls that have never been looked at by a man before in their life that say those things. just laugh at it. its pathetic
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    (Original post by lm_wfc)
    He can say that because 19% of the UK population are obese, wheras only 1% of 15-30yo females suffer from anorexia.
    The severity of a medical condition is not affected by the numbers who suffer from it. Besides, anorexia, bulimia and ednos all generally affect much younger people whereas obesity is often inter-related to ongoing conditions in the elderly. Both must be treated appropriately.
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    lol the feminist society, just lol
 
 
 
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