Last year, the most searched term on google was Paris Hilton. If you think people were looking for a sexy woman, you have fallen into propaganda, in which everybody, including those who searched, have fallen into. Actually they were looking for a business icon.
When D&G was making this ad (thanks xserentyx), they did not have what you have in mind. They wanted to show a woman discussing business with some of her male colleagues. If you thought of anything else, you must be having mideaval traits.
We have had so many women presidents in the Modern Nations, that we can now surely say that the horrific days of darkness of the past are now past. We had so many of them, that it is difficult to pick just one woman president from the US or France.
In fact we modernists don’t even think about whether those running for election are men or women. That is why when the (some critics say, first; well, some critics are always irritating) French female candidate was pictured in a bikini, on a beach, with her family, there was no uproar at all.
Or a quick look at the Bond movies will convince us that women are not only sex objects. They can help a first rate secret agent in his mission as well. This ‘asexual’ portrayel of women is one of the reasons of Bond movies’ runaway success.
We can have a peek at the children’s corner. We got the Wonder Woman, complete with revealing dress, well-shaped breasts. Don’t forget the weapons and power. They are there too. Compare that with, maybe, Spiderman? Or Superman? Or even Tintin? They completely cover themselves up. Men must be oppressed in the west. Women force them to cover up.
Viewing women as sex objects is exclusively orient thing. They don’t find space here.
(shockedandawed led me to the video.)
UPDATE: I just found out that in US jails, pregnent women are kept in shakles.