Tavi, Tiny Fey and taking the tits out of the Sun

15Nov12

Three things that made me smile this week:

Tavi being wise beyond her (and most people’s)  years on TED:

“Women are complicated and multi-faceted, not because women are crazy but because people are crazy, and women happen to be people.”

Tina Fey on rape. Not rape rape. Rape.

“If I have to listen to one more grey-faced man with a two dollar haircut tell me what rape is, I’m going to lose my mind.

And lastly, this campaign to get bare boobs off the Sun’s Page 3. I’m not a fan of banning papers from doing things (unless they’re illegal, News International! Hi-yo!), which is why I like this campaign, which asks nicely and respectfully – an approach somewhat different to tabloids’ treatment of women in general.

“George Alagiah doesn’t say, ‘And now let’s look at Courtney, 21, from Warrington’s bare breasts,’ in the middle of the 6 O’ Clock News, does he, Dominic?

Consider this a long overdue outcry.

Dominic, stop showing topless pictures of young women in Britain’s most widely read newspaper, stop conditioning your readers to view women as sex objects.

Enough is enough.

Thank you.”

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One Response to “Tavi, Tiny Fey and taking the tits out of the Sun”

  1. 1 MistressofBoogie

    I just love, love, love that Tina Fey quote!


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