With all the broadcasting of the 2012 Olympics one thing is certain, not which country is winning the most medals, not which athletes are performing amazing athletic feats, but that Sexism of and against women is rife.
From negatively attacking a female athletes physique or even her hair, to world champion female athletes travelling 2nd class while the less achieving male athletes travel 1st class, right down to the sheer sexualisation of female athletes via all forms of media as sex objects over athletes.
And it filters right through to this humble blog of mine, where, on the stats page, it shows what people have typed into their search engine to come across my posts. Today’s were, and this is just one days examples: Athlete p**** seen through uniform. Female Olympians get f*****. Athletes crotch pics 2012 tight uniforms. female athletes p****. Adult women athletes accidental exposure. Close up p**** pics of female athletes at start point…
As always www.melindatankardreist.com calls it what it is. Read her article here http://melindatankardreist.com/2012/08/gold-medal-for-sexism/ And lets, as a culture, as a world, start to view women as more then sexual objects, rather, as the wonderful talented human beings we really are. Human beings of the same race as men, not as lower class, lower rate citizens with mere body parts. We are whole beings too and deserve to be treated as such.