Dear Youth Voices Community,
My name is Jorge Padron and I am a senior at Fremont High School and I anticipate graduating this year.
The social inequity problem I am looking into is sexism in media. The demographic group I am most focused on for this inequity is women because women are overly sexualized by movies and T.V. and that there is a certain image that women “have” to be. The reason this is an inequity issue is because men are not as over sexualized in media like ads or movies.
Currently, I am still researching a solution but what I have in mind is that if media promotes women to be strong and be more proud of who they are and how they are, this would influence more women to be proud.
Some might argue that women might actually like dressing and acting provocatively. This makes my research focus debatable.
Fremont High School seniors are now curating sources to explain our inequity and its impact on society and to develop arguments for why and how this inequity needs to be addressed. If you have ideas for sources I should explore, please send me those ideas or links in the comment section. I would greatly appreciate your feedback and help.
Fremont High School
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