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

Jan 07, 2015

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.

Here's What 20 Famous Women Think About Feminism

Chrissy Teigen
"People have sorely messed up the definition of feminism. It isn’t saying this is wrong and this is right," said Chrissy Teigen during a Variety event in 2014, adding that husband John Legend also identifies: "He’s a bigger feminist than I am! He actually teaches me a lot about the way women should be perceived."D Dipasupil—Getty Images for Extra
Chrissy Teigen
Kristen Stewart
"Noah" - UK Premiere - Red Carpet Arrivals
Halle Berry Celebrity Golf Classic With Grey Goose
Sinead O'Connor In Concert
2013 CMA Music Festival - Day 3
American Theatre Wing's 68th Annual Tony Awards - Arrivals
2014 "TrevorLIVE NY" - Arrivals
Day 2 - Glastonbury Festival
NBCUniversal Press Tour, July 2014
Premiere Screening's For FX's "You're The Worst" And "Married" - Arrivals
US-POLITICS-SPECIAL OLYMPICS-PERRY
NBC's 66th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards - Red Carpet
"On The Run Tour: Beyonce And Jay-Z" - Paris, France - September 12, 2014
MEXICO-US-MUSIC-MILEY CYRUS
2014 iHeartRadio Music Festival - Night 1 - Backstage
Lena Dunham Keynote And Greenroom Photo Op - 2014 SXSW Music, Film + Interactive Festival
"Divergent" - European Premiere - Inside Arrivals
Lady Gaga "The ARTPOP Ball" Tour Opener
"The Prophet" Premiere - The 67th Annual Cannes Film Festival
Houston Astros v New York Mets
"People have sorely messed up the definition of feminism. It isn’t saying this is wrong and this is right," said Chrissy
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Read next: How Far We Haven’t Come: All of the Terrible Ways the Media Treated Women in 2013 in One Video

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