Welcome to my blog. I write reviews of indie comics and graphic novels. First impressions: the bright pink assaults. The colour choice makes sense though: like it or not, pink is associated with girls and young women, with femininity, and, in such a bright tone, with a punk aesthetic. The colour assault is about as rebellious as the protagonist who happens to be named Gina , which is to say, succeeding somewhat, but not like a Ramone.
Kate's breasts, Pussy Riot, virginity tests and our attitude on women's bodies - CNN
Chat with us in Facebook Messenger. Find out what's happening in the world as it unfolds. Story highlights Author Naomi Wolf says recent controversies reveal biased views toward women's bodies The Pussy Riot trial and Arab Spring protests showed women stripped of autonomy Women's bodies are battlegrounds used to wage culture wars, Wolf says It's scandalous when women take ownership of their own bodies, Wolf contends. It seems as if we are in a time of unprecedented struggle over the meaning of women's bodies and sexuality. Controversy is swirling about an American University professor who breast-fed a baby in class ; topless photos of Kate Middleton have been released ; and a Time magazine cover showing a mother breast-feeding her toddler sparked even more tittering in May. It is not just the breast that is contested: Pussy Riot, the punk band, was sentenced to two years in a Russian prison after a staged performance in which they did high kicks that showed too much of their bodies. They tried, from prison, to explain "what pussy meant" and "what riot meant.