Ann J. Simonton

Ann J. Simonton is a university lecturer and the coordinator and founder of Media Watch. A reformed Sports Illustrated cover model, she is now a media activist with 11 non-violent civil disobedience arrests to her credit. Her work challenges the restrictive world of beauty, racism, sexism and glamorized media violence. Email: info@mediawatch.com

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Thursday, April 7, 2011 - 8:40am
Are Video Game Makers Becoming Responsible?
If the game has to do with the seriousness of head concussions during sports play; the answer is, “Yes.” If it has to do with rewarding youth when they murder, steal and abuse women; the answer is, “No.”
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Saturday, February 9, 2008 - 1:31pm
Slow Sex: Moving Toward Informed Pleasure
It isn't just fast food that reminds us fast is not always better. The frantic pace of everyday life seems to impede our ability to make changes that are increasingly necessary for a sustainable future. Many have begun to realize that a primary step toward positive social change is to slow down. Cutting edge groups like Canada's Adbusters have been promoting Slow Week to encourage SLOW as means to enjoy and prioritize all aspects of life.
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