Gender Stereotypes In Tv Shows

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Overall, many movies and TV shows reinforce gender stereotypes created by the media. The show that will be the main focus is 90210. It sets specific gender roles for males and females which are only followed by that gender. The typical gender stereotypes are showing how men and women are supposed to look, behave, act and what they’re supposed to be interested in.

According to Social Psych Online, “Women are more likely to be sexualized than men; they are more likely to wear seductive clothing, they are often more attractive than the men in the advertisement”, this also applies to 90210. The men in the show wear mainly casual clothes and don’t pay much attention to their looks. Stereotypically men don’t care about what they wear and how they
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The music producer told Adrianna that, if she wanted to further her career, they’d need to sex up her image, so he made her pole dance in only a bra and a skirt in her music video, for her to further her career easier, become more successful and have more fans who would want to watch her. Since men only like to watch girls singing when they are in tight and revealing clothing who also are trying to seduce them, according to the music producer. On the contrary, when Dixon, who’s a man, was trying to further his career, all he was required to do, is to create more songs in a shorter period of…show more content…
She wears loose clothes and doesn’t care much about her look. She skates, surfs, is friends with many men and doesn’t care what others think of her. She also doesn’t like to go shopping and doesn’t talk about her problems with all the other girls, like girls stereotypically do.

Ivy broke the typical stereotype of a girl, however, she followed another stereotype. According to dototot “A woman who stands up for herself is no longer a woman. She is often viewed as masculine and unappealing to men.” When Ivy and Liam first met, their cars crashed into each other and Ivy stood up for herself and didn’t allow Liam to blame everything on her.

Later when Liam and Ivy became better friends, Ivy began crushing on Liam. However, Liam didn’t think of Ivy as anything more than a ‘bro’ considering, that they surfed together and he had fun with her like he did with other men. When Ivy asked Liam whether he liked her, he even told her “you’re not a girl”. Which is stereotyping that when girls do whatever they want and aren’t that girly, that other men won't like them as anything more than just a friend, since they will find them masculine, as said in the previously mentioned

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