• Join over 1.2 million students every month
  • Accelerate your learning by 29%
  • Unlimited access from just £6.99 per month

Letter to the editor of GQ magazine complaining about the presentation of women.

Extracts from this document...

Introduction

To Jim Nelson, Editor-In-Chief I am writing to you concerning about the recent cover of your magazine covers. United State of the America which is regarded as one of top countries who support human rights and gender equalities, I was very disappointed and irritated by the different cover between women and men. Over the past months I have been keeping an eye on your magazine covers because I found it strongly offensive ambiguous and controversial. Even though as a feminist I do not read your magazine I still can see some of my friends are your subscribers, after taking a look at your magazine I start to doubt the Editor-In-Chief of the GQ magazine who apparently somehow looks down at woman and showed a gender inequality in every of your magazine covers. I wish to receive an apology for the unawareness and prejudice made in all the covers of the GQ magazine from the Editor in chief of GQ and a structural change in the GQ magazine. ...read more.

Middle

I would want the editor of GQ magazine to give a reason for it or is it just the editor who are not aware of your magazine has strongly offense the whole woman population in the United State or other nations all around the world. In the above magazine cover I am referring to, the cover which has a shot of Justin Timberlake on, its face expression is trying to show the authority of man, and if a person is wearing a suit It is usually regarded as a successful person and what GQ is trying to say is that man are always the top leaders since they are the person who fits the formal suit. The headings of the cover is trying to tell what should a man do, such as a man should dress up stylish to show that they are a ?man?, man should have a high class business wardrobe to appear successful of being a man, and that man should be risk takers to show that they are ?man?. ...read more.

Conclusion

In fact there are millions of successful woman around the world, such as Hilary Clinton, Anne Lauvergeon, or Katherine L. Adams, or some actress such as Emma Watson or Natalie Portman; both of them have enrolled in the top ranked university. In addition, I think the editor of the GQ magazine should be aware of that at now a days, the percentage of women enrolled in university is 51 percent whereas the man has only 37 percent, this data shows us that woman are literally saying, smarter than man and I believe that woman should receive their equality. I hope you will take this letter seriously and will be able to make a change after reading this letter, by altering your direction, I assure your magazine will have a better reputation rather than considered as a magazine which look down at the status of woman. In doing so, you will eventually helped the world to advocate gender equality and to show that GQ magazine treats everyone who belongs to this earth the respects and dignity that they deserved. Yours faithfully Amy Hsin ...read more.

The above preview is unformatted text

This student written piece of work is one of many that can be found in our International Baccalaureate Languages section.

Found what you're looking for?

  • Start learning 29% faster today
  • 150,000+ documents available
  • Just £6.99 a month

Not the one? Search for your essay title...
  • Join over 1.2 million students every month
  • Accelerate your learning by 29%
  • Unlimited access from just £6.99 per month

See related essaysSee related essays

Related International Baccalaureate Languages essays

  1. Comparative Seminar Analysis- Women of Sand and Myrrh and Rasie the Red Lantern

    This recurrence of this theme is incorporated in the life of Songlian and Suzanne as the audience understands the conditions in which these women live in. "Then he mumbled, 'I swear, in God's name. I was disgusted by you, and by your whole race.

  2. Examples of letter writing in spanish

    Raz�n por la que me da un regalo tan extra�o era porque �l no sab�a lo que me gustaba. Incluso al escribir im sigo riendo y pensando por qu� iba a dar fichas. Option 3(atwork) Estimado se�or, Im escribo esta carta para informarles de un abogado que cree que el

  1. IOP - Pride & Prejudice

    From the phrases 'flatter myself' and 'sink me in your esteem' we recognize Mr. Collins' hope to hide the fact that he actually wishes to marry Elizabeth Bennet, by giving a valid excuse of entailing the Longbourn estate. This shows us his foolish personality and his heavy pride.

  2. In Susie Orbachs, Fat as a Feminist Issue she argues that women who are ...

    Also when you hear the word lesions you think of an abnormality in your skin which may be damage to your tissues. A disease like alcoholism is most likely to be categorized because it is a chronic one which may cause you to get a heart attack, stroke, cancer, or even a high-blood pressure.

  1. The article Something Old, Something New printed in The New Yorker covers the story ...

    The one she ends up with is like everything else a dress that draws attention; it is blush pink, mermaid-like and with silk-organza rosettes on the lower part of the dress. Contradictory is Olisky saying to the sales clerk: "We want to have everything very muted"2, but Harris and Hefner's relationship is everything else but muted.

  2. Vietnamese Poetry and Language

    kho�ng co� ra�o ca�n h��u h�nh, ma� ha�u nh� cha�ng co� lo�i �i. Ch��t nghe tie�ng th� da�i, nga�m ngu�i: - Tr��c sau, na�n ky� th� va�n �o�c h�n l��i dao gie�t ng��i. �oa�n ��ng mo�n da�m ba ca�y so�, ba�ng qua hai con suo�i ca�n, �i ma�t khoa�ng tre�n

  1. French Oral Presentation

    They say, behind every successful student is the hand of a great teacher! A: That is an example of a bad professor. (1st: Naveen and Howard): (Howard and Naveen act: Howard is teacher and Naveen the student; 1st: Naveen says "I did not finish my homework teacher!"

  2. Inability of Women

    Because the town the Vicarios live in is small and they themselves don't have a lot of money, finding a man for Angela was a challenge. When Bayardo came to town, everyone was enchanted by him. Angela remembers, "Bayardo ...hadn't even tried to court her, but had bewitched the family with his charm.

  • Over 160,000 pieces
    of student written work
  • Annotated by
    experienced teachers
  • Ideas and feedback to
    improve your own work