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sex object

One who is valued or regarded as a source of sexual pleasure. She was tired of being treated like a sex object, so she began dressing more conservatively and demanded more respect from the men within her social circle.
See also: object, sex
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In 2011 in Lebanon, [women] don't have the right to transmit their nationality, yet [the government] has no inhibitions in selling women as sex objects," Habib said.
These kinds of images contribute to reducing women to no more than sex objects to be used by men which can sometimes lead to some men sexually assaulting women, as they believe women have no value, other than to be used for sex.
What is so thrilling, not just for the largely female audiences we have but for every member of the audience, is that The Full Monty is the first time in a deliberate, concentrated art form that white men are objectified as sex objects, and it's the women who come in and scream and cheer and squeal, `Take it off
At the same time these stories are presented, illusions are created that sexually objectified women are really liberated women who enjoy their status as sex objects, making them complicit in their own exploitation.
There is a threatening political message in Hollywood's current obsession with child-women as sex objects, and in the related trend of pushing older, more seasoned actresses into marginal roles - mostly as asexual, martyr-like mothers.
Two areas were particularly damaging: notions of women as the weaker sex and as sex objects (Cooper and Lewis, 1993).
Siem's empty female shells cannot be appropriated as sex objects, as commodity, or as good design.
Those in the anti-pornography camp contendthat pornography is part of an "ideology of cultural sadism' that promotes violence against women, particularly rape, by casting women as sex objects to be degraded.
2435, asking the House committee on women and gender equality and the committee on good government and public accountability to investigate the use of women as sex objects during political gatherings.
And there was I thinking all these ethical radicals were opposed to beauty contests and treating women as sex objects.
Kyle is obnoxious, ungrateful and rude, viewing women as sex objects and repeatedly insulting men by calling them 'fag'.
Though women now have access to places and positions that once belonged to men, they have never been seen more as sex objects than they are today.
There's brutal violence, naked women used only as sex objects (his girlfriend Amy Smart's working as a stripper) and lots of swearing.
LAD mags" like Zoo and Nuts were today being blamed by Conservatives for fuelling a rise in feckless fatherhood by encouraging young men to view women as sex objects.