Posts tagged "boycott"

Pressure Mounts To Fire NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell, Including Mentions Of A Cover Girl Boycott

Pressure is mounting every single day against NFL commissioner Roger Goodell over his handling of Ray Rice, the former Baltimore Ravens player who assaulted his now-wife. The NFL has insisted it had never seen the brutal video in which Rice punches his then-fiancée Janay Palmer in the head, knocking her unconscious, until TMZ released…

Jessica Wakeman / September 12, 2014

8 Craft Stores To Shop At Instead Of Hobby Lobby

I learned about sweatshops towards the end of junior high and I remember being deeply troubled. A burgeoning activist, I decided to boycott all clothing stores that sold products made in sweatshops. A quick AOL internet search (#old) revealed that my boycott would actually be incredibly difficult — if not impossible — given that I…

Phylisa Wisdom / July 3, 2014

Fashion Blog Launches #NoMoreTerry Campaign To Stop Hiring Terry Richardson

Fashion blog OMG That Dress has launched a campaign called #NoMoreTerry to boycott brands (cough Marc Jacobs cough) and publications (cough Vogue cough) that hire photographer Terry Richardson, who has repeatedly been accused of sexually abusing young women. #NoMoreTerry comes just days after former model Charlotte Waters, 24, outed herself to Vocativ as the Reddit poster

Jessica Wakeman / March 13, 2014

Just In Case You Didn’t Hate Abercrombie & Fitch Quite Enough

By now you’ve probably heard that Abercrombie & Fitch is an exceedingly offensive company that aims to create clothes exclusively for the young people that CEO Mike Jeffries deems “cool.” But did you know that A&F has a long history of sexism, too? As The Huffington Post explains, back in 2005, activist Heather Arnet of…

Mary Odell / June 7, 2013

Women In Saudi Arabia Are Tired Of Buying Bras From Men

Talk about sticking it to the man. A group of 26 women in Saudi Arabia are now “lingerie graduates.” At a 10-day retreat led by an Australian woman, the group spent 40 hours learning how to correctly fit a bra, display merchandise, and deal with customers. Victoria’s Secret even donated bras to help out with…

Daniela Guernica / June 25, 2009