sexism

Chinese Shopping Center Creates A Parking Lot Just For Chicks!

China either thinks its women are the crappiest drivers on earth or someone thought up the most obnoxious publicity stunt ever: a women-only parking lot with “special” features for us…

Jessica Wakeman | December 29, 2009 - 1:50 pm

Merry Christmas, Here Are Nude Photos Of Sarah Palin

There’s nothing I hate more than when Sarah Palin has a point. So thank you, Zazzle.com, for validating her complaints about sexism with these belittling Christmas cards.

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Jessica Wakeman | December 21, 2009 - 2:20 pm

Kudos To Burger King, For That Whopper Of A Creepy Ad!

Burger King in the UK just debuted the creepiest new ad—it’s called “Shower Cam” and it’s a bizarre union of voyeurism and breakfast sandwiches. Any guy who certifies his age…

Jessica Wakeman | December 10, 2009 - 8:00 pm

“Cheetahs,” The New Dumbass Label For “Older” Women Who Date

Apparently unaware that women of all ages have always enjoyed robust sex lives, The New York Observer introduces us to “cheetahs.” What’s a cheetah, you ask? They are 30-something single

Jessica Wakeman | December 2, 2009 - 3:40 pm

Why Women Should Be Concerned About Men’s Rights Groups

We write often about domestic abuse issues here on The Frisky and the discussions get quite heated. Those of you readers who get very passionate about the subject absolutely must…

Jessica Wakeman | November 6, 2009 - 4:30 pm

Today’s Lady News: 2009 Best Books List Has Zero Women Authors On It

The magazine Publisher’s Weekly compiled its annual list of the year’s best books and it has zero women on it. Zilch! WTF? Tell us the names of incredible books written…

Jessica Wakeman | November 5, 2009 - 9:40 pm

Woman Who Wrote For Letterman’s Show Says Workplace Flirting Was “Hostile”

David Letterman, we haven’t forgotten about you and your staff member-diddling ways! Nell Scovell, the second female ever hired to write for “Late Night with David Letterman” recently penned a…

Jessica Wakeman | October 27, 2009 - 5:30 pm

Abercrombie & Fitch T-Shirts Shock And Offend — Again!

Hey, big news! Abercrombie & Fitch has a few T-shirts in its “New College” line that are, like, way sexual and sexist and not particularly funny. (The shirts above say…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | September 11, 2009 - 3:40 pm

Film Version Of Tucker Max’s “I Hope They Serve Beer In Hell” Does Not Thrill College Women’s Center

You’ve probably heard of Tucker Max, blogger and author of the memoir I Hope They Serve Beer In Hell, who regaled the bestseller list with stories of sex…

Jessica Wakeman | August 26, 2009 - 6:10 pm

No Sex For The Husband? No Food For The Wife, Says Afghan Law

A new law in Afghanistan permits men who are Shia Muslims to deny food for their wives if she won’t satisfy his sexual longings. According to the Guardian, the law…

Jessica Wakeman | August 17, 2009 - 5:20 pm

“Save The Whales” PETA Billboard Tells Women “Lose The Blubber: Go Vegetarian”

A PETA billboard in Jacksonville, FL, calls larger women “whales” and urges them to “lose the blubber” by going vegetarian.

PETA’s press release on the billboard says “going…

Jessica Wakeman | August 17, 2009 - 1:50 pm

Porn Mag For Women Has One Big Problem

We love the idea, in theory, of a porn magazine for women. Unfortunately, Filament, a British for-women-by-women porn mag, is having a lot of troubles. First, the above-the-waist photos of…

Jessica Wakeman | August 17, 2009 - 11:20 am

Today’s Lady News: Newspaper Columnist Suggests Hillary Drink “Mad Bitch” Beer

If Secretary of State Hillary Clinton had been invited to the Obama’s “beer summit,” she should have knocked back a bottle of Mad Bitch beer, said Dana Milbank, a…

Jessica Wakeman | August 3, 2009 - 2:10 pm

“The Appallingly Sexist Origins of Facebook” Neither Appalling Nor Particularly Sexist

Come on, Double X, you’re just baiting us: With a headline like “The Appallingly Sexist Origins of Facebook,” we were expecting to be served some juicy dish that made Mark

Jessica Wakeman | July 20, 2009 - 4:10 pm

Is Chivalry Sexist?

A male blogger named Anthony Michael Rojas posted a little list entitled “How To Treat A Woman On A Date: The Basics” on his Tumbler blog this week and it…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | July 10, 2009 - 4:45 pm

Vanity Fair Says McCain Aides Disliked Sarah Palin As Much As (Some Of Us) Did

Vanity Fair doesn’t tell us anything that Palin-watchers (er, Palin-stomachers) didn’t already know.

called the McCain/Palin ticket “a marriage of convenience”—and a “fiasco.” …

Jessica Wakeman | June 30, 2009 - 5:47 pm

The Case Of Huffington Post Sexism

There’s been some …

Jessica Wakeman | June 10, 2009 - 3:30 pm

Quickies!: Jamie Lynn Spears Is Just Like Any Other Teen

Jamie Lynn Spears gives us the finger, and parties it up. [TMZ] — We’re glad the girl is finally acting her age, but we’re a little scared about what’s in…

Carrie Wasterlain | June 9, 2009 - 9:00 pm

For Jezebel, Sexism In Advertising Is OK — As Long As They’re The Ones Running The Ads

Historically, if that’s a word that can be used in relationship to blogging, Gawker Media ladyblog Jezebel has dedicated much its blog’s space to pointing out sexism in advertising –…

Susannah Breslin | May 18, 2009 - 5:15 pm

What’s With Guys Wanting Women Who Don’t Speak?

This morning, I flew back to New York and caught up on my pop music by listening to the Top 20on20 on XM radio, the one perk Airtran provides. Most…

Catherine Strawn | May 4, 2009 - 4:00 pm
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