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The Beastie Boys are one group whose portrayal of femininity has changed over the years In their first albums they viewed women as objects there for their pleasure so their portrayal was negative In their latest albums they apologize for their actions and for the actions of all men so their portrayal now is positive They also speak out against the abuse of women The video for Fight For Your Right they portray women as objects At one point Adrock pulls a girl onto a couch with him and starts kissing her Later a girl stops in front of him and the camera and he both pause on her behind Adrock chases after that girl and Mike D proceeds to start kissing the girl Adrock was kissing Later MCA is seen chasing a girl around the room Mike D also chases a girl around the room The only time they show women as being intelligent is when they are making fun of them or throwing a pie at them Their song Girls really portrays women negatively They say all they really want is girls Then they proceed to tell what they like about them and it isnt how smart they are Near the end of the song they really degrade women saying Girls - to do the dishes Girls - to clean up my room Girls - to do the laundry Girls - and in the bathroom Those lines show that they think a womens place is at home cleaning and cooking In the song Shes Crafty they portray women as always gold diggers They show through the lyrics she robbed us blind - she talk all we own that women will sleep with you just so they can take your money and other valuables They also talk about her sleeping around and being crafty With a name like Hey Ladies you know that it cant have a positive view of women All throughout the
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