A law blog (not by Bob Loblaw) quotes various sources seeing modern pinups as emblematic of third-wave feminists embracing their sexuality and pinups old and new as a celebration of female beauty, regardless of cultural context.
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Examination of a controversial recent Bic razor ad that was pulled in Canada due to petitioning. Author maintains that doing so was unnecessary since this isn't the you can be sexy without being a sex object, and vintage is in.