Homosexuality purple• 64% of human societies surveyed either condone or encourage same-sex relationships.
Stereotypes ofgays on TV Gay men are seen as feminine Body language shows this http://www.youtube.com/watch? v=3F16FuAw8h8
purple Domestic Violence in Gay and Lesbian Relationships
purple Domestic Violence in Gay and Lesbian RelationshipsKelly & Warshafsky (1986): 46% of gay and lesbians reported using physical aggression for conflict resolution with their partners.Brand & Kidd (1986): 25% of lesbians surveyed reported that they had been physically abused by their lesbian partners.Coleman (1990): Of 90 lesbian couples surveyed, 46% experienced “repeated acts of violence in their relationships.”Reyes (1991): 26% of lesbians reported physical, sexual and emotional abuse in their current same-sex relationship.Renzetti (1996): 22-46% of all lesbians have been in a physically violent, same-sex relationship.
‘Coming out of the closet’ Red Social Factors: age, gender ethnicity Gay pride in Brighton Legal Rights Homosexuality Past and present Icons!
blue Religion and HomosexualityChristian views-Christian hold a variety of views on the issue of homo- sexuality.-Most Christians confirm the importance of accepting and welcoming homosexuals into their communities and protecting their civil rights,regard it as a natural acceptance.-some Christians condemn homosexual acts as sinful. Islam views -Islam homosexuality is considered sinful. Homosexuality as far as Islam is concerned is a profound mistake. -Humans are not homosexuals by nature. People become homosexuals particularly because of their environments during puburty.
blue The Celluloid Closet by Vito Russo - Representation of gays and lesbians in Hollywood films from the 1890s to the 1980s, and demonstrates a history of homophobia. - He argues that Hollywood’s portrayal of lesbians and gay men has often been cruel and homophobic.Red
purpleHow youths are portrayed throughdifferent media platforms
BlueThe media can be apowerful tool in reinforcing society may come to view it as a realitystereotypes rather than a chosen representation. Negative stereotypes not only affect howIt affects the way society views adults see teenagers, they influence howthem, and change societys teenagers see themselves.expectations of them with enough The feeling that the rest of the world doesntexposure to a stereotype on youths. respect or understand you does little to encourage a positive sense of self-worth.
Blue RESEARCH: ARTICLE LINK I have found an article that relates really well with the topic we considering to take forward… “Survey, commissioned by Young People Now magazine, suggests third of press articles about young people were about crime and 71% saw young people negatively” Youth campaigners, backed by childrens minister Margaret Hodge, say the young are being unfairly targeted and should not be linked automatically with anti- social behaviour.
Blue PUBLICS OPINIONS We decided to let some people aged 25+ to fill out a questionnaire (their view about Youth and their representation) and spoke through some of there explanations Here is what they said: “majority of the time Issues to do with youth on the news has always been a negative, which obvisley gives people a bad impression on them, a negative one” “the crime on the news, youth are always involved somewhere in that issue, which makes some youths appear to be violent” “Films where young people are associating themselves with drugs, knifes, etc” They are generalising all youths by always doing this which gives all youths a Different outlook. The representation of youths is of only a minority in Britain, there are many youths that are well educated and behaved ie.youths going to university and helping out the community”
Statistics BlueThe media should cover more positive stories aboutyoung people? 47% of adults believe that teenagers are portrayed in the media as drug abusers, alcoholics or as participating in anti- social behaviour, while only 7% of the people surveyed believed that they are portrayed in a positive way.
BLUE Males are most likely than females to have committed criminal Peer pressure offence Fore some Men, crime amounts to being seen as masculine (Messerschmidt,1993) Risk factors Young males have less informal control exercised in there lives Associated (smart,1976) with youth offenders Young males are more likely to be targeted by the policeTroubledhome life Drug misuseMental illness Poor educational experience
Video Games BLUEThese video games representations may have an important effecton behaviour and attitudesGTA4Centre on topics such as graphic violence,sex, violent and gory scenes, partial or fullnudity, portrayal of criminal behaviour orother provocative and objectionablematerial.
purple Blue Music(videos) Still shots from videos
purple BlueGraphic images Group, intimidating, hoodies, dark clothing, atmosphere Surrounded by alcohol Gang signs- involved in crime, reason to hiding identity(wearing glasses, hoodies
Blue purple Night life, representing gang group-bloods, anti social behaviour Typical youth clothing Illegal Drugs such as weed
Red1. Over 50% rioters are black, below 30% are white;2. Black people are over 10 times more likely to participate inriots than whites;3. High unemployment in London = riots?4. Black areas = riots?5. Low social class = riots, low training !=riots6. Black areas = high unemployment;7. High unemployment + black areas = riots8. High unemployment + non-black areas = no riots;9. Average or low unemployment + black areas (rare) = riots, butfewer
RedLondon RiotsNot just youths apart of the crime, but actuallywhite upperclass older generation also.
BLUEEvery young person has been the victim of unfair judgment by others. Manyclaim that it is the media to blame and the way it portrays young peopleSome misconceptions about young How can media stereotypes bepeople challenged?• Young people take drugs reduce the amount of attention given to negative, controversial• Young people steal issues concerning young people and increasing the focus given to the• Young people are rude and achievement of young people and inarticulate their positive contribution to the community.• Young people don’t contribute to the community• Young people are lazy
Episode 1 Episode 2 Episode 3Films Music(videos) News/tv• Stereotypes of females • Violence • Video games- influencing, and males • Use of language hypo-reality• Style of clothing • Male stream • Riots• Stereotyped Subcultures • Power • Youth crime• Rebellious behaviour • Woman are Inferior • Rebellious teens • Whores • News stories put into • Body language games• Use1. Black Gangs • Use2. Style of clothing 1. Violence 2. Male stream• Develop1. Statistics • Challenge 1. Woman inferior• Challenge 2. Interviewing how1. Interviews different they are back2. Media positive influences stage