Friday, November 20, 2009

NPA Continuing Education: Florida State Women's Basketball Team

The Florida State women’s basketball team has taken a new approach
promoting its team.

Their new website,, highlights a picture of the team in formal attire showing a more feminine snapshot. Then by clicking on each
team member you are brought to an individual glamor picture either stepping out of a limo or leaning up against one.

The controversy about whether or not this is empowering or degrading remains unsolved. Does the femininity emphasize a pride and liberation to women or does it reinforce the idea that women must always fit into the beauty box?

-Lauren McIntosh

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