Posts tagged "sexism"

Sexy Or Sexist? Marie Claire’s Ads Feature Women Holding Their Own Decapitated Heads

These ads caught my eye — which I suppose is exactly what their creators at Brazilian ad agency Publicis had in mind when they created them. The image is arresting,…

Susannah Breslin | April 22, 2009 - 11:00 am

A Father’s Blessing: Sexist Tradition Or A Sign Of Respect?

Over on AskMen.com there’s this article all about the importance of asking a father’s permission for his daughter’s hand in marriage, a tradition I guess I wrongly assumed was as…

Wendy Atterberry | April 3, 2009 - 3:30 pm

Vogue’s Beyonce Cover, Racist?

Some folks have gotten their panties in a bunch over Beyonce’s cover for the “Shape Issue” of Vogue. Beyonce is one of only five black women to grace the cover…

Annika Harris | March 17, 2009 - 6:30 pm

Dutch Heineken Commercial Perpetuates Sexual Stereotypes, Still Hilarious

Behold the European beer giant’s latest ad that’s been airing all over Holland. You don’t need to speak Dutch to get the gist. The scene takes place at…

Leonora Epstein | March 4, 2009 - 1:00 pm

Just Do It … For Guys

What’s this ad really about? You tell me. Copyranter reports this ad campaign was created for the German edition of Men’s Health magazine. Both of the ads feature young women…

Susannah Breslin | January 28, 2009 - 4:00 pm

Mind Of Man: I Might Be A Sexist

I think I might be a sexist. But since most of you are vagina-enabled, I’ll let you tell me. Many of you possess testicles, as well, and I’ll invite you…

John DeVore | January 22, 2009 - 3:00 pm

Spike Calls Salma Hayek & Liv Tyler “Butterbodies”

We’re pretty used to men’s magazines and media outlets celebrating the world’s most beautiful women — from Maxim’s Hot 100 to AskMen.com’s upcoming Top 99 Most Desirable Women — but…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | January 17, 2009 - 4:00 pm

Are Men Turning Into Jerks?

According to Details, decades of feminism and political correctness have turned 21st century guys into total pigs. Because they’ve been forced to play Mr. Nice Guy and suppress their baser,…

Susannah Breslin | December 23, 2008 - 12:00 pm

Sexist Advertising Alert: Does This Suit Look Good With The Model I Just Murdered?

Thanks to Feministe for pointing out 2008’s Most Sexist Advertisement — a print ad for Duncan Quinn suits which features a nicely dressed gentleman strangling a barely clothed model! Because…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | December 12, 2008 - 1:30 pm

Is All The Attention Being Paid To Sarah Palin’s $150,000 Wardrobe Sexist?

If I had a dollar for every time somebody used the words “sexism” or “sexist” during this election, I’d have enough money to go shopping. Not shopping at Neiman Marcus,…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | October 27, 2008 - 5:30 pm

Sarah Palin: The Most Sexist Of Them All

This weekend, Sarah Palin finally made her much anticipated appearance on “Saturday Night Live”, showing up in two skits written just for her. To tell you the truth, it seemed…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | October 20, 2008 - 2:30 pm

Thoughts From Guys On Our IM: Sarah Palin & Her VPILFishness

There’s been ado about the complete and utter MILF-ish/VPILF-ish-ness of Sarah Palin. Yesterday, I was sitting and eating lunch next to a table of men, all in their 40’s, who…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | September 30, 2008 - 4:00 pm

Sexism Still Pays Off For Men

Growing up, my mom and dad shared the responsibility of bringing home the bacon…well, the proverbial bacon — we’re Jewish. Anyway, my mom was a realtor and good at her…

Simcha | September 24, 2008 - 12:30 pm

Free Sarah Palin! CNN’s Campbell Brown Grows A Pair On Behalf Of The Media

CNN’s Campbell Brown totally tore the McCain camp a new you-know-what for banning reporters from questioning Sarah Palin while she was in New York yesterday meeting with world…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | September 24, 2008 - 11:30 am

Sarah Haskins Targets The Rampant Sexualization of CLEANING

I don’t know about the rest of you, but scrubbing my toilet bowl makes ME aroused. [Current] …

Amelia McDonell-Parry | September 23, 2008 - 11:30 am

The Sexism Card: Is Sarah Palin Really A Victim Or Is She Bluffing?

We all know sexism is alive and well in America. Hollywood’s seemingly endless celebration of the chubby, schlubby, slacker dude is sexist as hell, given that chubby, schlubby, slacker girls…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | September 10, 2008 - 11:30 am

How Do We Still Love You, Don Draper?

The same week John Edwards admitted to cheating on his wife with Rielle Hunter, Mad Men’s Don Draper lost his (short) battle NOT to cheat on his wife. The comparisons…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | August 11, 2008 - 4:45 pm

Quickies!: Willie Nelson For President, Gastrosexuals, & The Benefits Of Marriage

There’s a write-in movement underway, complete with campaign song, to elect country music icon Willie Nelson as the next President of the United States. [The Boot]
Are PETA’s ads sexy…

Annika Harris | July 25, 2008 - 9:00 pm

Sign Of The Times: Women At Work

“Men at Work” signs are even more outdated then Men At Work’s (the band) hits. Okay, we still get down to their 80’s party tunes, but the biased signs are…

Simcha | July 10, 2008 - 7:30 pm

Hillary Clinton & Sexism In The Media

Now that the Presidential primary race is over and the general election is underway, members of the media are looking back on their coverage of Hillary Clinton and trying to…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | June 23, 2008 - 6:00 pm
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