Female Chauvinist Pigs

After watching three of Ariel Levy’s videos on raunch culture and how women in society are portrayed today, I would say that I partially agree with her.  I definitely agree with the first video I saw about how women look up to this unnatural beauty.  The standards for beauty today are so high that it is nearly impossible to look like the women shown in magazine and on television without having some type of plastic surgery.  And even then, almost all advertisements are photoshopped.  Women today look up to a beauty that doesn’t even exist.  

On the other hand, I disagree with Levy’s videos on female chauvinism and girls gone wild.  Of course the ideas of feminism have changed over the years.  Our society is constantly changing and because of that the ideas and beliefs of it are also going to change.  I don’t think women are chauvinists towards other women, I think they want to empower and embrace femininity.  And onto the girls gone wild section, I completely disagree with that.  The females that participate in the girls gone wild videos are just a handful of women in society.  It is wrong to generalize all women based on these few individuals.  Although I was shocked that these women don’t get paid and participate in girls gone wild for “fun,” I don’t think it was okay for Levy to make assumptions about all women based on this.  

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