Film discusses unfair portrayal of women

By Jane Fernandez   A documentary discussing the unfair portrayal of women in the media was highlighted at the East Los Angeles Women’s Center’s film screening last Thursday. In the documentary, “Generation M: Misogyny in Media and Culture,” students were given a different perspective of how the media sees women, and how that image influences viewers into treating women differently. The clips showed famous actresses in provocative clothing selling their…

October 18, 2012

Survivor recounts past abuse in film

By Ruth Calcoa Sonia Rivera, director of the Sexual Assault Program at the East Los Angeles Women’s Center, said  her objective is to stop violence on campus. Violence seems to be escalating each year, according to Rivera. Rivera visits campuses from middle schools to universities to raise more awareness on domestic violence and the dangers it poses. “Parents are usually the last to know. We as peers, friends, teachers and…

October 20, 2011