For Tom Ford, photographing a woman’s crotch is just a way of selling more cologne. For women around the world, it’s just another sad example of how their bodies are used as props to sell handbags, sandwiches, post-it notes, etc.
Well, advertisers, as a woman, I would like you to know this: we don’t like the way you treat us. We don’t feel empowered by the sexualization of our bodies in the media, we’re disgusted by it. We’re not flattered, we’re tired of being objectified.