The Representation Project Looks Back on 2014

Source: Time, Representation Project, YouTube

Here Are All the Sexist Ways the Media Portrayed Both Men and Women in 2014

Women have come a long way, but as this video shows, there’s still a long way to go

Plenty of things happened over the past year that were great for women. Several female-driven films dominated at the box office, more and more celebrities became comfortable with the word feminism, a 17-year-old girl won the Nobel Peace Prize and stars like Lorde encouraged girls to accept and embrace their imperfections.

But this video created by the Representation Project, a non-profit that works to challenge and overcomes gender stereotypes, shows that sexism continues to prevail in popular media. The video also points out that gender stereotypes aren’t just harmful for women — they end up hurting men too.

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