"Decapitated women of Hollywood": American woman collects sexist posters for films

"Decapitated women of Hollywood": American woman collects sexist posters for films

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American screenwriter and stand-up comedian Marcia Belsky runs a blog called The Headless Women Of Hollywood, where she collects posters for Hollywood films that depict only "appetizing" parts of women's bodies. In this way, America is fighting the objectification of women.

"Decapitated women of Hollywood": American woman collects sexist posters for films Source: The Daily Dot

"Decapitated women of Hollywood": American woman collects sexist posters for films

"Decapitated women of Hollywood": American woman collects sexist posters for films

Belsky started collecting sexist posters back in 2016, drawing attention to the fact that very often women are not placed on posters entirely. This practice has existed in America for decades and is nothing more than the objectification of women. Marcia Belsky's project became popular only after a series of scandals in Hollywood related to sexual harassment.

"Decapitated women of Hollywood": American woman collects sexist posters for films

"Decapitated women of Hollywood": American woman collects sexist posters for films

The technique of "fragmentation" of a woman on advertising posters exists only to please men sexually. The "decapitated" women on the poster cannot have feelings, individuality and opinions, they are faceless. This forms an unhealthy attitude towards women.

"Decapitated women of Hollywood": American woman collects sexist posters for films

"Decapitated women of Hollywood": American woman collects sexist posters for films

"Decapitated women of Hollywood": American woman collects sexist posters for films

"Decapitated women of Hollywood": American woman collects sexist posters for films

Keywords: Posters | Sexism | Body | Movies

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