Podcast: Are Magazine Swimsuit Issues Actually Empowering?
Ep. 18 A look at Sports Illustrated’s Swimsuit Issue
Every February the Sports Illustrated’s Swimsuit Issue hits the shelves and some individuals applaud it as a celebration of the athletic female body.
However, the truth is that Sports Illustrated’s Swimsuit Issue is not a triumph of female athleticism, agency, or empowerment. Instead, it is a descent into sexual objectification.
Why is it that so many people (men and women alike) actively participate in objectification culture?
Tune-in to the latest “Sexploitation?” podcast episode to learn more about self-objectification and how it impacts society.
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