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The End of Page 3? - 11/2/2013 1:42:29 PM   
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Murdoch might get rid of it after considering that it might, ya know, be a tad sexist and outdated. Should it be banned? Surely people who want to look at boobs can just do it online? Or look at their wives'/girlfriends'?

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RE: The End of Page 3? - 11/2/2013 1:48:15 PM   
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I can just see the headline now.

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RE: The End of Page 3? - 11/2/2013 1:55:57 PM   
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It is extremely dated, there is no real need for it in this modern age although, the same can be said for print newspapers too

Seriously, though, I don't care.




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RE: The End of Page 3? - 11/2/2013 2:07:39 PM   
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It does seem somewhat tame and a bit silly. We have the internet and two girls one cup these days.

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RE: The End of Page 3? - 11/2/2013 2:08:18 PM   
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I like the fact that there's a campaign going on to stop something as dated, dumb and inoffensive as page 3.

I mean, what with all the indignities women have to put up on a regular basis and all the terrible things The Sun have done over the years, page 3 is a tiny and insignificant blip by comparison.

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RE: The End of Page 3? - 11/2/2013 2:09:18 PM   
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I was surprised to learn that presenter Jayne Middlemiss was once a Page Three girl......

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RE: The End of Page 3? - 11/2/2013 2:23:50 PM   
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I was surprised to learn that presenter Jayne Middlemiss was once a Page Three girl......


Yeah, I remember her.
Without wanting to sound sexist or outdated, but her baps were far too small to get a good career out of it.



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RE: The End of Page 3? - 11/2/2013 4:59:16 PM   
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I was surprised to learn that presenter Jayne Middlemiss was once a Page Three girl......


Yeah, I remember her.
Without wanting to sound sexist or outdated, but her baps were far too small to get a good career out of it.




And yet you manage to quite well.

Quite sad, really. Early memories of visits to my Gran's being brightened by the thought that she bought The Sun and would never chuck them away. A whole chest (PUN DAMN WELL INTENDED OH YES) full of old newspapers. When I turned 12 it was like I had found the Ark of the Covenant. Talk about papier maché...

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RE: The End of Page 3? - 11/2/2013 5:09:43 PM   
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If it's offensive and outdated, then why are Nuts and Zoo still two of the highest-selling magazines in this country?

Much like Page 3, a poor man's porno, or a man without the balls to buy proper porno's porno....

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RE: The End of Page 3? - 11/2/2013 5:10:26 PM   
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Quite sad, really. Early memories of visits to my Gran's being brightened by the thought that she bought The Sun and would never chuck them away. A whole chest (PUN DAMN WELL INTENDED OH YES) full of old newspapers. When I turned 12 it was like I had found the Ark of the Covenant. Talk about papier maché...


But we weren't talking about papier maché, what do you.....

oh.......



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RE: The End of Page 3? - 11/2/2013 5:11:15 PM   
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Biggest effect I can see this having is this piece of shit "newspaper" no longer being known as the country's best-selling. Can only be a good thing in my book.

I don't consider looking at breasts to be sexist, myself, though. Never have. The complaints about it have been far more from prudes than feminists as far as I can tell, with most women finding it harmless. It all comes down to the character of the individual... I can look at a woman and think of her as a person, even if I find her attractive. Whereas some men look at them and see a sex object. It's that attitude that has to be dealt with, not nudity/porn/whatever.

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RE: The End of Page 3? - 11/2/2013 5:17:51 PM   
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I don't consider looking at breasts to be sexist, myself, though. Never have. The complaints about it have been far more from prudes than feminists as far as I can tell, with most women finding it harmless. It all comes down to the character of the individual... I can look at a woman and think of her as a person, even if I find her attractive. Whereas some men look at them and see a sex object. It's that attitude that has to be dealt with, not nudity/porn/whatever.


Yep. Absolutely this.

I love looking at naked women and I never found that to be inherently misogynist or sexist. Anyone who says otherwise really needs to pull their head out of their anus.

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RE: The End of Page 3? - 11/2/2013 5:21:09 PM   
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Brightens up my mornings.... so no doubt the fuckers will stop it. Another little piece of sunshine ripped out of life....

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RE: The End of Page 3? - 11/2/2013 5:23:07 PM   
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And yet you manage to quite well.

Quite sad, really. Early memories of visits to my Gran's being brightened by the thought that she bought The Sun and would never chuck them away. A whole chest (PUN DAMN WELL INTENDED OH YES) full of old newspapers. When I turned 12 it was like I had found the Ark of the Covenant. Talk about papier maché...


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RE: The End of Page 3? - 11/2/2013 5:57:17 PM   
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If it's offensive and outdated, then why are Nuts and Zoo still two of the highest-selling magazines in this country


Haven't seen a 2012 run down yet, but in 2011 both magazines were nowhere near the highest selling magazines in the UK, I think Zoo only just managed to make the top 100, and both magazines have been subject to campaigns regarding how their cover images are presented in stores, particularly in relation to availability/view for children.


In response to the initial Page 3 question though, yes they are outdated and of course they are sexist.

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RE: The End of Page 3? - 11/2/2013 8:16:24 PM   
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In response to the initial Page 3 question though, yes they are outdated and of course they are sexist.



Look, I don't want to be seen defending the fricking Sun newspaper, but I don't think it's inherently sexist. In the grand scheme of things some lady with her tits out is pretty fucking innocuous, really. Not the worst thing The Sun has ever done in their long, long history of fail and suck.

If the model in question was photographed in a demeaning way, or if the picture was accompanied by a derogatory text, I would understand why people would think it was sexist or misogynist. I think people really need to get over this way of thinking that printing pictures of naked people and wanting to see those pictures is something that's wrong and needs to be stamped out.



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RE: The End of Page 3? - 11/2/2013 8:19:21 PM   
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RE: The End of Page 3? - 11/2/2013 8:39:09 PM   
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At least the page3 girls will gow up to be happy and nice.



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RE: The End of Page 3? - 11/2/2013 9:34:38 PM   
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In response to the initial Page 3 question though, yes they are outdated and of course they are sexist.



Look, I don't want to be seen defending the fricking Sun newspaper, but I don't think it's inherently sexist. In the grand scheme of things some lady with her tits out is pretty fucking innocuous, really. Not the worst thing The Sun has ever done in their long, long history of fail and suck.

If the model in question was photographed in a demeaning way, or if the picture was accompanied by a derogatory text, I would understand why people would think it was sexist or misogynist. I think people really need to get over this way of thinking that printing pictures of naked people and wanting to see those pictures is something that's wrong and needs to be stamped out.




Personally I've never been particularly outraged or offended by Page 3 as it stands alone, though I think it plays a part in the bigger picture debate regarding objectification. However, just because something is relativelytame, doesn't make it any less sexist. Page 3 is very much like a Carry On Film; dated and somewhat immature by modern sensibilities, it's easily dismissed as harmless, especially by people of a reasonable level of maturity and sense of irony (and yes, there are far, far worse things out there to be getting our kickers in a twist about I know), but it is still essentially about a (normally) young female being paid to get her tits out for the benefit of a predominately male audience. There wasn't (still isn't unless you count the undies shots in the problem pages) anything that provided the same titillation for a gender role reversal, and given newspapers are not age restricted, can project a a confusing message to young males and females about the value of the female body.


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RE: The End of Page 3? - 11/2/2013 10:24:44 PM   
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I don't consider looking at breasts to be sexist, myself, though. Never have. The complaints about it have been far more from prudes than feminists as far as I can tell, with most women finding it harmless. It all comes down to the character of the individual... I can look at a woman and think of her as a person, even if I find her attractive. Whereas some men look at them and see a sex object. It's that attitude that has to be dealt with, not nudity/porn/whatever.


Yep. Absolutely this.

I love looking at naked women and I never found that to be inherently misogynist or sexist. Anyone who says otherwise really needs to pull their head out of their anus.


What the hell porn are you watching?!

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RE: The End of Page 3? - 11/2/2013 11:18:16 PM   
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In response to the initial Page 3 question though, yes they are outdated and of course they are sexist.



Look, I don't want to be seen defending the fricking Sun newspaper, but I don't think it's inherently sexist. In the grand scheme of things some lady with her tits out is pretty fucking innocuous, really. Not the worst thing The Sun has ever done in their long, long history of fail and suck.

If the model in question was photographed in a demeaning way, or if the picture was accompanied by a derogatory text, I would understand why people would think it was sexist or misogynist. I think people really need to get over this way of thinking that printing pictures of naked people and wanting to see those pictures is something that's wrong and needs to be stamped out.




Personally I've never been particularly outraged or offended by Page 3 as it stands alone, though I think it plays a part in the bigger picture debate regarding objectification. However, just because something is relativelytame, doesn't make it any less sexist. Page 3 is very much like a Carry On Film; dated and somewhat immature by modern sensibilities, it's easily dismissed as harmless, especially by people of a reasonable level of maturity and sense of irony (and yes, there are far, far worse things out there to be getting our kickers in a twist about I know), but it is still essentially about a (normally) young female being paid to get her tits out for the benefit of a predominately male audience. There wasn't (still isn't unless you count the undies shots in the problem pages) anything that provided the same titillation for a gender role reversal, and given newspapers are not age restricted, can project a a confusing message to young males and females about the value of the female body.



Ugh.

A very simplistic way of looking at something to fit an argument.

Let's just overlook the fact that these women aren't being forced to take on this career path, they've chosen it. And it's not society telling them that all they're good for or are going to get by on is their looks. If you ever see any of the bios of these women a lot have/are working towards attaining university degrees, so they're normally quite intellectual and therefore capable of having made a rather informed/considered decision. They may also have other business smarts, she may be a rather unlikable figure, but you can only admire what Katie Price has built for herself off that page 3 platform.

You also seem to overlook the fact that these women are reaping the benefits both financially and for the compliments/esteem boost they get from it as well. Admittedly there will be some negative mental aspects but I can imagine these are fewer in comparison to the positive take aways.

Most of the "Page 3 is sexist because it just teaches to objectify women remarks" tend to come from prudish types or those judging without ever having really looked at the page of the paper, and tend to overlook the fact that the picture is normally accompanied by a bio and an interview rather than a "phwooooooooar" or "sex on legs" style comment.

Any argument that Page 3 is sexist (against women) can easily be countered by the fact it's sexist against men. It's exploiting a weakness in men to make money, and these women are rightly taking advantage of this fact.

At the end of the day we're human beings, we are on the whole rather sexual beings, men like looking at women, women like looking at men, and sometimes they like looking at each other because there's always going to be that sexual attraction. It's not objectifying a gender, it's not offensive, it's not out dated, it's nature.

We also need to stop worrying about children becoming too exposed to sex. A pair of tits on page 3 is going to do them no more harm than the pictures of wars, terrorist victims, thugs and acts of violence etc. We seem to live in a world where violence is becoming more and more accepted than a bit of exposed flesh.

If you're worried about the message a pair of norks in a paper will give to children, then I'd advise you to look back over the years and see that we seem to have managed ok this far, the human race hasn't gone backwards, in fact equality is making positive progress constantly. Back when I and many others were younger, you'd stumble across far worse; be it a razzle in the woods or a deck of naughty cards in your older brothers room. It didn't warp out minds or make us objectify women. We grew up ok and turned out morally fine. All it did was make us giggle, make us show it off to friends, or get a bit of a tingly feeling down there, we didn't even consider anything deeper than that, we were more worried about mum and dad finding it and confiscating it/telling us off.

EDIT: I don't buy The Sun or any newspaper for that matter, so this isn't a disgruntled reader/ogler reaction.


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RE: The End of Page 3? - 11/2/2013 11:23:58 PM   
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I don't consider looking at breasts to be sexist, myself, though. Never have. The complaints about it have been far more from prudes than feminists as far as I can tell, with most women finding it harmless. It all comes down to the character of the individual... I can look at a woman and think of her as a person, even if I find her attractive. Whereas some men look at them and see a sex object. It's that attitude that has to be dealt with, not nudity/porn/whatever.


Yep. Absolutely this.

I love looking at naked women and I never found that to be inherently misogynist or sexist. Anyone who says otherwise really needs to pull their head out of their anus.


What the hell porn are you watching?!


I could tell you but it's rather graphic and disgusting.

I will say this: it mostly involves Rawlinson's mum, a toilet plunger and a sheep.

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RE: The End of Page 3? - 12/2/2013 12:41:38 AM   
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RE: The End of Page 3? - 12/2/2013 7:53:41 AM   
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Most of the "Page 3 is sexist because it just teaches to objectify women remarks" tend to come from prudish types or those judging without ever having really looked at the page of the paper, and tend to overlook the fact that the picture is normally accompanied by a bio and an interview rather than a "phwooooooooar" or "sex on legs" style comment.


Well, the "phwoooooooar" is created by the very presence of a pair of naked boobs, it doesn't matter what the text is. You think the people ogling her give a crap about the model's bio or opinion? Of course not. They're thinking "lovely tits". If the images were accompanied by a massive "phwoooooar" at least it would be honest. Men aren't turning to each-other and saying "look, Geoff, she's studying for a degree in astrophysics, how commendable!"

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At the end of the day we're human beings, we are on the whole rather sexual beings, men like looking at women, women like looking at men, and sometimes they like looking at each other because there's always going to be that sexual attraction. It's not objectifying a gender, it's not offensive, it's not out dated, it's nature.


How about sticking a photo of a bloke with his cock out on Page 4? Of course, they'd have to make sure that the accompanying text informs us that "Brad" from "North London" is studying for a degree in bio-chemistry and "agrees that climate change needs to be addressed".

quote:

If you're worried about the message a pair of norks in a paper will give to children, then I'd advise you to look back over the years and see that we seem to have managed ok this far, the human race hasn't gone backwards, in fact equality is making positive progress constantly. Back when I and many others were younger, you'd stumble across far worse; be it a razzle in the woods or a deck of naughty cards in your older brothers room. It didn't warp out minds or make us objectify women.


In terms of print, yes, but kids today have more access to hardcore porn than you or I ever did. On the internet. Loads more. Page 3 may not be as vulgar as the stuff online but it's still indicative of an overall concern. And whether it's professional porn or the dodgy amateur stuff young boys are accumulating it on their phones or laptops and expecting their girlfriends to re-create the acts that the women in the videos are so 'willingly' performing. And look at the titles of many of those videos, e.g "bitch takes it up the ass" or "bitch punished with a faceful of cock" and so forth. My wife's a teacher and she's spoken to lads who have this stuff on their phones and they're not ashamed, because it's so rife, it's just normal for them. She's also spoken to girls who have been upset because their boyfriends have tried to make them perform the sex-acts they've seen on those videos, dumped them as a result, and labelled them as "prudes". Whereas if they do acquiesce they are "sluts".

My point here is that while on the surface Page 3 might seem like innocent fun (and maybe it really is) it's academic to try and dress it up as anything more than cheap titillation and trying to justify it as evidence of some kind of female empowerment simply because they're doing it to make money or get noticed is a little laughable. If they are doing it to get ahead isn't it unfortunate that many young girls see it as the only recourse to acheive success? Just a thought.

And for anyone complaining about losing "a bit of fun" all you need to do is print off some boobs from the internet and carry it round in your pocket, looking at it intermittently during the commute to work. No different than ogling a pair of boobs in a newspaper and probably cheaper.


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RE: The End of Page 3? - 12/2/2013 10:19:18 AM   
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http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/2013/feb/11/page-3-women-rupert-murdoch

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RE: The End of Page 3? - 12/2/2013 12:32:36 PM   
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Most of the "Page 3 is sexist because it just teaches to objectify women remarks" tend to come from prudish types or those judging without ever having really looked at the page of the paper, and tend to overlook the fact that the picture is normally accompanied by a bio and an interview rather than a "phwooooooooar" or "sex on legs" style comment.


Well, the "phwoooooooar" is created by the very presence of a pair of naked boobs, it doesn't matter what the text is. You think the people ogling her give a crap about the model's bio or opinion? Of course not. They're thinking "lovely tits". If the images were accompanied by a massive "phwoooooar" at least it would be honest. Men aren't turning to each-other and saying "look, Geoff, she's studying for a degree in astrophysics, how commendable!"

quote:

At the end of the day we're human beings, we are on the whole rather sexual beings, men like looking at women, women like looking at men, and sometimes they like looking at each other because there's always going to be that sexual attraction. It's not objectifying a gender, it's not offensive, it's not out dated, it's nature.


How about sticking a photo of a bloke with his cock out on Page 4? Of course, they'd have to make sure that the accompanying text informs us that "Brad" from "North London" is studying for a degree in bio-chemistry and "agrees that climate change needs to be addressed".

quote:

If you're worried about the message a pair of norks in a paper will give to children, then I'd advise you to look back over the years and see that we seem to have managed ok this far, the human race hasn't gone backwards, in fact equality is making positive progress constantly. Back when I and many others were younger, you'd stumble across far worse; be it a razzle in the woods or a deck of naughty cards in your older brothers room. It didn't warp out minds or make us objectify women.


In terms of print, yes, but kids today have more access to hardcore porn than you or I ever did. On the internet. Loads more. Page 3 may not be as vulgar as the stuff online but it's still indicative of an overall concern. And whether it's professional porn or the dodgy amateur stuff young boys are accumulating it on their phones or laptops and expecting their girlfriends to re-create the acts that the women in the videos are so 'willingly' performing. And look at the titles of many of those videos, e.g "bitch takes it up the ass" or "bitch punished with a faceful of cock" and so forth. My wife's a teacher and she's spoken to lads who have this stuff on their phones and they're not ashamed, because it's so rife, it's just normal for them. She's also spoken to girls who have been upset because their boyfriends have tried to make them perform the sex-acts they've seen on those videos, dumped them as a result, and labelled them as "prudes". Whereas if they do acquiesce they are "sluts".

My point here is that while on the surface Page 3 might seem like innocent fun (and maybe it really is) it's academic to try and dress it up as anything more than cheap titillation and trying to justify it as evidence of some kind of female empowerment simply because they're doing it to make money or get noticed is a little laughable. If they are doing it to get ahead isn't it unfortunate that many young girls see it as the only recourse to acheive success? Just a thought.

And for anyone complaining about losing "a bit of fun" all you need to do is print off some boobs from the internet and carry it round in your pocket, looking at it intermittently during the commute to work. No different than ogling a pair of boobs in a newspaper and probably cheaper.



This is why I said it's negative attitudes to women that need to be dealt with, and not the porn itself. People should be taught that there's a difference between the stuff they can find on the internet, and real sex.

Of course, the hardcore stuff should be kept out of the reach of children, and I believe the producers of it should have more of a responsibility to do this than they are currently given. But there's a world of difference between a woman standing up with her tits out, and a "bitch taking it up the ass". To equate them with each other makes people sound like the puritans who went around censoring paintings years ago.

One of the things that people need to be taught is that there's nothing wrong with nudity, too. I can't stand that people are made to feel ashamed of their bodies like that. The stigma that comes with sexuality (as long everything's consensual between all parties involved, do whatever you want with whoever you want as many times as you want as far as I'm concerned), and nudity is as far as I'm concerned far more harmful than any photo on Page 3.

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RE: The End of Page 3? - 12/2/2013 1:36:47 PM   
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I honestly couldn't give a toss whether it stays or goes. But if the theme here is objectification, perhaps someone should have a word with Heat magazine and the like for putting HUGE FRONT PAGE PHOTOS of female celebrities with a close up of some cellulite/stretch marks/armpit sweat. Surely this is more damaging as far as self image goes than a pretty girl with her boobs out will ever be?

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RE: The End of Page 3? - 12/2/2013 1:41:23 PM   
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quote:

ORIGINAL: Brooksy84

I honestly couldn't give a toss whether it stays or goes. But if the theme here is objectification, perhaps someone should have a word with Heat magazine and the like for putting HUGE FRONT PAGE PHOTOS of female celebrities with a close up of some cellulite/stretch marks/armpit sweat. Surely this is more damaging as far as self image goes than a pretty girl with her boobs out will ever be?


Heh.


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RE: The End of Page 3? - 12/2/2013 1:44:56 PM   
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quote:

ORIGINAL: Brooksy84

I honestly couldn't give a toss whether it stays or goes. But if the theme here is objectification, perhaps someone should have a word with Heat magazine and the like for putting HUGE FRONT PAGE PHOTOS of female celebrities with a close up of some cellulite/stretch marks/armpit sweat. Surely this is more damaging as far as self image goes than a pretty girl with her boobs out will ever be?


Have to agree with this.

Never mind page 3, I would happily see asinine trash like Now and Heat get wiped out forever.

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RE: The End of Page 3? - 12/2/2013 1:51:48 PM   
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No doubt Tina, 23, from Essex will have a lot to say about modern day objectification of women. She may even argue that the male target audience are the real victims of exploitation.

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