What About Your Ads? 

Pin It
Favorite

I wanted to comment on the recent article by Stephen Dark [“Rape in Utah,” Jan 2, City Weekly]. It is a very tragic and disgusting thing that happened to Jessica Ripley. I can’t imagine what a person goes through in a situation like that. I am glad that you are bringing more attention to it, and hopefully things will start to change in SLC and everywhere. There is too much of this going on.

With that said, I do find it ironic that a majority of ads in City Weekly portrays women as sexual objects. I get that we live in a repressive society—let’s not deny that—and it is obvious that this attracts people. But subconsciously, would you agree, this promotes objectifying women as sexual objects?

I enjoy the articles in your newpaper and I do appreciate what you guys do. And as one of the leading free guides for entertainment is SLC, I hope that everyone working for you can be a catalyst for change on this issue here and possibly other cities.

Rith Dok
Salt Lake City

Pin It
Favorite

More by City Weekly Readers

  • Soap Box: Jan. 5-11

    Our readers respond to rents, bud and Biskupski.
    • Jan 18, 2017
  • Soap Box: Dec. 29-Jan. 4

    Our readers respond to brothel legalization, the closing of a neighborhood dive bar and pitfalls of the past year.
    • Jan 11, 2017
  • Soap Box: Dec. 22-28

    Here’s what our readers had to say about Bears Ears designation, new homeless shelters, Temple Square lights and more.
    • Jan 4, 2017
  • More »

Latest in Letters

  • Soap Box: Jan. 5-11

    Our readers respond to rents, bud and Biskupski.
    • Jan 18, 2017
  • Soap Box: Dec. 29-Jan. 4

    Our readers respond to brothel legalization, the closing of a neighborhood dive bar and pitfalls of the past year.
    • Jan 11, 2017
  • Soap Box: Dec. 22-28

    Here’s what our readers had to say about Bears Ears designation, new homeless shelters, Temple Square lights and more.
    • Jan 4, 2017
  • More »

Comments

Subscribe to this thread:

Add a comment

Readers also liked…

  • A Strange and Barbaric Practice

    In the well-written City Weekly cover story on circumcision ["Circumcision Decision," Sept. 17], the God of the Jewish, Muslim and Christian religions is credited with beginning this practice: God demands that the 99-year- old Abraham cut off his foreskin in order to prove his loyalty.
    • Sep 23, 2015
  • Trumped Up

    Donald Trump's candidacy is the political equivalent of professional wrestling
    • Jul 15, 2015

© 2017 Salt Lake City Weekly

Website powered by Foundation