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The Misogyny and Sexist Double Standards on Love Island

The reality show, Love Island, is a staple for British summer nights. Young singles from the UK stay in a villa in Majorca, Spain for eight weeks in an attempt to find love, or at the very least, fame. Unfortunately, the misogyny and sexist double standards on Love Island seem to get worse and worse every year and have never been as apparent as in its 8th season, which has been airing on ITV2 every night for the past two ...
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Bridgerton: an alternate universe of Regency-era London where racism never ...

Bridgerton is one of the most popular Netflix shows, with its second season, which premiered last month on the streaming platform, having broken the record for most-viewed English-language show in a week on Netflix. The show, which takes place in Regency-era London, depicts London’s high society, known as the ton, during the social season, when debutantes are presented at court, also known as the Queen Charlotte’s Ball, in order for the aristocratic and upper-class young women to be introduced to ...
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Euphoria’s depiction of teen sexuality frames sexual abuse as sexual ...

Euphoria is one of the most popular television shows at the moment, with its second season having recently wrapped up airing its episodes. The American drama show is about a group of teenagers, dealing with a wide range of issues, such as drug addiction, and exploring their sexualities.
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Celebrity feminism through pop music: “I don’t need a man, ...

Celebrity feminism has become a trend within the last decade. Many celebrities, ranging from Beyoncé and Taylor Swift to Emma Watson and Angelina Jolie, are not only calling themselves feminist but also making feminism a significant part of their mediated identity.