The Signal, 1899 // painting by John William Godward. Inspired by the painter Sir Lawrence Alma Tadema, Godward imitated his Neoclassical style. Both were Academic artists and counted among the members of the "Marble School," known for its depictions of subjects drawn from ancient Greek and Roman life placed in elaborate settings, with especially careful and realistic rendering of details like marble and flowers.
"I am over the passivity of good men. Where the hell are you? You live with us, make love with us, father us, befriend us, brother us, get nurtured and mothered and eternally supported by us, so why aren't you standing with us? Why aren't you driven to the point of madness and action by the rape and humiliation of us?" ~ Eve Ensler (1953 - ) [click on this image to find a short video and analysis of war rape from the 2011 conflict in Libya]
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A scold's bridle is a British invention, possibly originating in Scotland, used between the 16th and 19th Century. It was a device used to control, humiliate and punish gossiping, troublesome women by effectively gagging them. The scold's bridle was also known as the 'gossiping bridle' and was commonly used by husbands on their nagging or swearing wives. The device was occasionally used on men; however, it was primarily used on women who agitated the male-dominated society of the era.
A Danish chat show where women silently undress as the male host and a guest critique their bodies has been branded humiliating and sexist by viewers.The women walk on in a bath robe and then stand in front of the two men who are seated on an empty set with one harsh light.Each model then remove
In late April, an Iranian court forced a male convict to wear traditional Kurdish women’s clothes in public, perceiving it as a humiliating, degrading punishment. In a remarkable and unusual sort of civil disobedience, Kurdish men are protesting the misogynistic, gender-shaming decision by dressing as Kurdish women and posting the photos on social media.
Groom ‘Sues New Wife For Fraud’ After Seeing Her Without Make Up For First Time (It's funny except it's not. This is what I said to my 28 year old son- "How would you feel if when you were between the ages of 12-15, you were handed a mask, and told "You are expected to wear this at all times, most especially in public, otherwise you will be seen as ugly, unattractive, ill, lazy, uncaring, unprofessional, or worst of all, a liar and a fraud.")